Cardiff University: Computing

InstitutionCardiff University View institution profile
Department School of Computer Science and Informatics
Web https://www.cardiff.ac.uk
Email computing-pg@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)29 2087 9342
Study type Taught

Summary

Designed for graduates who want to move into computing from another discipline, this programme attracts students from diverse career and subject areas who wish to be introduced to the skills required for a career in Software Development.

This MSc Computing offers students from diverse career and subject areas a balance of software engineering skills and technical abilities required for a career in Software Development.

Through this three-year programme you will get a first-hand understanding of the vital problem-solving role of software, the interdisciplinary opportunities available, and what computational systems can achieve.

Through a gentle introduction and intensive support, you will be introduced to programming skills using important languages such as Java and Python. Emphasis is placed on handling data and you will develop essential skills in SQL (Structured Query Language) for advanced database functionality using industry standard products such as Oracle™.

A choice of taught optional modules allows you to further develop skills in areas of your choice.

Graduates from these programmes will be ideally placed for employment in the computing industry or for careers requiring a combination of their graduate discipline with computing expertise.

Distinctive features
- A conversion course as well as an accredited course recognised by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

- The opportunity to complement the discipline in which you graduated with the discipline of Computing.

- The facility to tailor the course to your interests by the selection of advanced option modules.

- Flexible choice of project topic, for example: associated with the research activity of the School; fulfilling a business need; reflecting your own interest.

- You will be provided with a laptop during induction week that will remain with you throughout the duration of the course.

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Cardiff University is an ambitious, innovative and vibrant university, ranked in the top 150 universities in the world. We are the only Russell Group University in Wales and are incredibly proud of our diverse community, with over 31,000 students enrolled, representing more than 100 countries.

Academic life at Cardiff University is challenging and rewarding, with our students being taught by leading academics in over 200 taught Masters’, diplomas and certificates across the University. We also offer a selection of part-time study postgraduate courses and standalone modules in a number of subject areas.

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