The programme develops your understanding of software development, softwarehardware interface design and artificial intelligence (AI) as you learn the processes for making applications efficient, reliable and secure. With a focus on employability, the course allows you to tailor your studies to your career aspirations. It also offers opportunities for paid work experience so you can explore potential specialisms and put theory into practice.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
You will study five core modules, including a project, and choose two optional modules. Core modules: algorithms and computability; intelligent systems; specification, verification and validation; research methods; project.
Option modules: architectures and integration; distributed systems principles; interaction design and evaluation process; systems analysis and design; internet application development; enterprise applications development; intellectual property law; the business and the information system.
Degree and/or experience: either a good honours degree with a major computing content or three years industrial experience gained in a software development environment and a good honours degree. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements; or equivalent qualification.