Masters by Research in Computing Science (Part time) - Máster en Investigación en Informática
The course addresses new technologies, and advanced theories and techniques, along with their application, implementation and integration with legacy systems. You will analyse new demands and the application of new technologies in the management of data and information resources, and examine emerging technologies shaping the way data is now processed, accessed, retrieved, structured and modelled.
The course offers three specialist pathways or themes which can lead you to different areas of the database systems environment. One pathway leads to roles related to database administration and the ability to deliver and administer web-enabled database solutions. A second pathway leads to roles related to database application development, and the ability to deliver web-enabled information systems solutions. The third pathway focuses on the role of data architect, and the skills and knowledge needed to organise and design data and manage projects in a way that harnesses potential emerging technologies.
You are expected to have a good Honours degree (at least a Lower Second) from a UK university (or overseas equivalent) in an IT or computing discipline, or in another discipline that either provides important underpinning for or insight into IT and computing, or it is closely related to it (eg sciences or engineering). You may also be considered according to work experience and other qualifications. If your first language is not English you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
This course has been designed to enhance your professional abilities, and deepen your knowledge and understanding of emerging, state-of-the-art database technologies. It will equip you with the range of highly marketable, hands-on skills required in data modelling, and in designing, managing, monitoring and administering corporate database systems divisions, information centres and webenabled database applications.
The course combines academic study with Oracle certification training, and you will be encouraged to take the associated Oracle exams and become an Oracle Certified Associate. It is suitable for recent graduates who wish to study for a higher qualification and/or gain relevant technical and professional skills in database systems. It’s also a strong course for practitioners looking to enhance their professional abilities, develop their careers, and update their technical skills, knowledge and understanding of state-of-the-art and emerging technologies.
BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEM POSTGRADUATE PROJECT MODULE
BUSINESS SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING
DATA MANAGEMENT AND REPOSITORIES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
DATA WAREHOUSING AND OLAP
DATABASE ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
ENTERPRISE UTILITY COMPUTING
IT BUSINESS MODELS
REQUIREMENTS AND SYSTEM MODELLING
SEMANTIC AND COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
WEB-ENABLED DATABASE APPLICATIONS
Graduates can expect to find employment as business systems analysts and designers, data analysts, database administrators, database application developers, database systems consultants, information resources managers, systems designers and systems integrators. Recent graduates have joined a variety of organisations, including Bank of America, the Metropolitan Police, Network Rail, and a number of local authorities.