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University of Salford

Databases and Web-Based Systems

The course aims to offer students the opportunity to gain a critical awareness and advanced understanding of the methodologies, tools and techniques used for the development of web-based computer systems and the development, evaluation and testing of databases. They will also study advanced databases; data mining and warehousing; SAS business intelligence software; the Semantic Web and Linked Data.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree or equivalent in a computing discipline, including recent programming experience. Other subjects with a high technical content will be considered individually. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced databases; web-based software development; systems engineering; research methods, development and project management; project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is divided by coursework (60 per cent) and examinations (40 per cent).

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,175 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Year 1 (EU) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Year 1 (England) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,050 per Year 1 (International) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Year 1 (Scotland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Year 1 (Wales) 16 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,175 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 807 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West
MediaCity UK Salford M50 2EQ North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 295 4545