University of Leicester
Web Applications and Services
A plethora of standard PC-based applications is now appearing online (calendar and diary tools, text editors, and spreadsheets, among others) that can be used in a distributed collaborative setting. Developing such applications is particularly challenging, partly due to the wide background required but also the rapid emergence of new technologies. This course is intended to equip students with a sound understanding of the area and its emerging trends, while at the same time providing a very hands-on approach to current technologies such as .Net.
Normally at least a good 2nd Class Honours BSc degree or qualification of equivalent standard recognised by the University in a subject with a substantial element of computing. Applications are treated on an individual basis, however, and so alternative qualifications may be considered, especially in the case of candidates with relevant work experience.
Core modules: advanced system design; advanced web technologies; semantic web; service-oriented architectures; personal and group skills; optional modules: algorithms for bioinformatics; C++ programming and advanced algorithm design; discrete event systems; domain specific languages; financial information systems; game theory in computer science; generative development; networking and distributed computing; software measurements and quality assurance; software reliability; system re-engineering; analysis and design of algorithms; applied numerical mathematics; communication and concurrency; compression methods for multimedia; cryptography and information security; distribution systems and applications; financial mathematics; operations research; programming secure and distributed systems; system modelling; wavelets and signal processing; web technologies.
Assessment of taught modules is by coursework and examination. Coursework consists of a mixture of computer-based practicals, essays and small group projects. The compulsory personal and group skills module combines attendance of seminars, group discussions and collective essay writing on topics selected for the seminars, as well as attendance at a series of workshops on transferable skills and career planning.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 4,440 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 4,440 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 4,440 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 11,100 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 11,100 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 11,100 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,715 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 5381