BlueCrest University College

PROGRAMMES

POSTGRADUATE DEGREE / MSC COMPUTING

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INTRODUCTION

The overall aim of this programme is to provide a course of study, suitable for non-computing graduates, which will adequately prepare students to either enter industry or to embark on an academic career in computing. Entrants will not be expected to have prior experience of the field and as such the programme has been designed to be accessible to graduates from a wide range of backgrounds. 

More specifically this programme aims to ensure the following:

To provide students with an understanding of the processes and techniques used to specify, design, implement, document and support an effective IT system, either alone or as part of a team;
To produce graduates with a suitable grounding in the theoretical foundations of computation such that they can derive algorithms and implement them programmatically in order to solve complex problems.
To produce highly motivated, technically competent individuals to meet the local, regional and national need for graduates with expertise in computing.
To increase a student’s theoretical knowledge and focus on current research in the field of computing and related disciplines.
To provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary in order to make a contribution to research in the field of computing.

Programme Staff

Programme Leader : David Nelson
This programme is currently awaiting in-country approval to start the execution.
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Module Code    Module Name                                       Module Leader
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CETM11            Research Skills and Academic Literacy    Dr. Lynne Humphries

CETM17            Architectures and Operating Systems      Mr. Stephen Swales

CETM13            Software Development                          Mr. David Hagan

CETM12            Foundations of Computer Science          Dr. David Nelson

CETM14            Networks                                             Mr. Stephen Swales

CETM15            Web and Multimedia Development         Mr. David Hagan

CETM16            Database Systems                               Dr. David Nelson

PROM01           Project                                                Dr. David Nelson
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COURSE CONTENTS/MODULES

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Computing (Stage 1)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computing (Stage 2)
  • M.Sc. in Computing (Stage 3)

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