Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Information and Technology (Taught)

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Course summary

Gain the specialist global IT skills to succeed in your preferred area of industry. You’ll tailor this course to fit your career interests. This BCS accredited master’s course is designed to help fill the current digital skills gap. You’ll gain the specialist IT skillset required to succeed in industry anywhere in the world. You can study MSc Information & Technology by individual programme of study (IPOS), or choose one of the four following pathways:

  • MSc Information & Technology (Software Engineering)
  • MSc Information & Technology (Network Systems)
  • MSc Information & Technology (Information Technology Management)
  • MSc Information & Technology (Smart Computing)
As part of this course, you’ll:
  • Learn to address complex IT issues systematically and creatively
  • Make informed judgements in the absence of complete data, then implement and communicate your conclusions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Enhance your ability to evaluate and apply advanced theories and techniques to a range of situations
Find out more Tailor your study You’ll be able to customise your learning by selecting from a wide range of option modules. Your module choice will steer the course towards your own interests or develop specific skills. Hands-on learning This course will help you develop sophisticated critical thinking skills and self-direction as you address problems similar to those faced in industry. We take a hands-on teaching approach in most modules, allowing you to apply specialist skills in various contexts. Industry expertise Across all pathways, our industry contacts and research expertise will ensure your learning will be current and highly relevant to the sector. You’ll be encouraged to engage with our external partners throughout your dissertation to refine your knowledge and enhance your professional networks. We also invite guest lecturers to visit and speak, and you’ll have the opportunity to get involved with industry related events. Why study Information & Technology at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Professional placement option – work with a partner organisation or on an industry project
  • Study designed around you – choose from a range of specialist pathways and option modules to tailor your learning
  • Professional expertise – you’ll be taught by an expert teaching team and have access to industry contacts through guest lectures and project work

Modules

Core Modules:

  • Managing Information in the Digital & Global Environment (IT Management)
  • Database Systems & Approaches (IT Management)
  • Network Management (Network Systems)
  • Smart Systems (Smart Computing)
  • Cloud Computing Development (Smart Computing)
  • Simulation & Modelling (Smart Computing)
  • Intelligent Systems & Robotics (Smart Computing)
  • Advanced Software Engineering (Software Engineering)
  • Software Engineering for Service Computing (Software Engineering)
  • Project Management (all routes)
  • Research Practice (all routes)
  • Dissertation (all routes)
In addition, choose from a list of option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in the cognate subject of computing, at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk for fee information.
Information and Technology at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS