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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Our MSc Advanced Computing course is an advanced course of study for computing graduates focusing on issues such as Internet of things (IoT) and big data. It is designed to develop your practical development skills. It will enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of advanced computing technologies within industry and academia as well as acquire hands-on experience.

The availability of high speed internet and advancement in data processing, persisting and provisioning technologies along with miniaturization of sensing devices have opened new opportunities to utilise data to obtain a better understand of many application areas. Advanced computing technologies provide a roadmap of technological innovation across science and engineering domains. The MSc Advanced Computing is a specialist postgraduate degree focused on teaching advance topics of internet-of-things, big data and e-health.

Common modules focus on the key themes of advanced computing and on planning, analysing, developing, evaluating, deploying, and managing advanced computing systems and services for modern day organisations and businesses.

CAREER PROSPECTS

As a graduate from this programme you could expect to find roles as a data analyst, technical developer or project manager in a wide range of industries that include digital technologies, smart environments, the financial sector, energy and utilities, public sector, healthcare, engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, security, and more.

Computing scientists are commonly well paid and work in varied environments including small, medium and large businesses and research institutions.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 51%

    74th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    100th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    24

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