About the courses
There are two special purpose postgraduate diploma awards embedded in the Master of Science in Computing. These are: Postgraduate Diploma in Networking and the Postgraduate Diploma in Software Development. Each of the Postgraduate Diplomas will assist students in advancing technological innovation. The programmes will help to extend your knowledge and skills and will prepare you for an active and leading role in a dynamic and evolving industry. The courses are designed with major input from the computing industry. As a result they're up to date and highly relevant, making graduates very attractive to potential employers.
The programmes have been designed to give students an insight into the world of academic and industrial computing research. By focusing on today's hot topics, students will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and develop the skills to carry out innovative work. Students will also gain the ability to research and master technical issues, to analyse and present findings coherently, and to document their work in a professional manner.
The programme consists of three semesters. The first and second semesters contain two taught modules each and the final semester consists of a Dissertation.