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MSc Computing with Professional Placement

Edinburgh Napier University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Napier University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-JAN-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Combine a course that best suits your needs and career direction with a professional placement

Overview

This programme is aimed at international students who have an interest in computing studies with the added benefit of professional work experience.

By taking this Masters degree in Computing with Professional Placement you will be able to further your undergraduate computing studies and professional experience in the areas of your particular interest.

As well as building on your existing computing skills and taking them to the next level, you will learn to develop a critical understanding and an analytical approach to your choice of specialist areas.

The programme provides a unique opportunity to undertake work, entrepreneurship, or research training in a professional setting.

This allows you to implement your theoretical knowledge and gain valuable professional experiences as you collaborate with enterprises and research projects across Scotland.

Course details

In consultation with your tutor, you select from the full portfolio of modules offered by the School of Computing, taking into account your interests and past experience.

For example, you may choose software development, user experience or information systems and focus on the skills involved, while a theme around security and forensics would comprise different areas of study.

Whichever direction you choose, you will end the course equipped with the expertise needed to take you further in your career.

Assessments

Assessments are a mixture of written coursework allowing you to develop your academic and business reporting skills. The more technical modules include demonstration or evaluation your work.

Careers

With the new skills and work experience provided as part of this course, you can take advantage of the increased opportunities for advancement.

You could pursue a new role in your specialist area, take on a research, education, or start up a new business. Example career routes include:

  • Business analyst
  • Data analysist
  • Java developers
  • System administration or network administration
  • UX design
  • Web developer.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,412per year

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

University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    67th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    62nd

    5

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