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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • 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.

Assessment

  • Exam: 13%
  • Practical: 13%
  • Coursework: 74%

Assessment methods will include:

  • Written examinations
  • Oral presentation
  • Written reports
  • Coursework
  • Academic posters
  • Laboratory reports
  • Logbooks
  • Essays
  • Scientific papers
  • Case studies
  • Literature reviews
  • Research proposals
  • Posters

Career Prospects

Jobs

Graduates are currently working in roles including data scientist, data architect, big data consultant, ML/AI engineer, application developer, DevOps manager and more.

Further Study

Successful completion of our MSc Advanced Computing course prepares you for advanced research studies in related technology areas. You will be able to apply for MPhil/PhD degree course. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 113 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 59%

    49th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    59th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    23rd

    12

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