Masters by Research in Computing Science (Part time) - Máster en Investigación en Informática
Our MSc Mobile Computing course provides a unique opportunity to learn the concepts of service and application creation, in a carrier-grade Next Generation Fixed/Mobile development environment.
You will enhance your ability to develop and provide appropriate applications to users of the new mobile and wireless world, so information security will be a key theme. The course is supported by a state-of-the-art mobile computing lab, equipped with cutting-edge wireless network and mobile devices.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
Mobile Communication Technologies
Mobile Application Development
Professional Skills Development
Advanced Research Methods
Research Project: an investigation of your choice, related to the course
MSc Project: the development and evaluation of a significant application or task of your choice, related to the course
Learning and teaching methods
The course is delivered in four major blocks to offer an intensive but focused learning pattern, with two start points every year – February and September. You will study through lectures, tutorials, practical sessions, seminars and projects. Full-time students will typically spend 12 hours in classes each week. If you choose to study part-time, this is reduced to around six hours each week. You will be assessed through written assignments, examinations and/or project work.
Career Potential By the time you graduate, you will be able to develop exciting applications for the new generation of mobile systems and networks, with a full awareness and understanding of security principles.
Career opportunities include roles such as software tester (mobile computing solutions), solution architect (mobile solutions), mobile developer, and software developer, or you can continue your interest through research at PhD level.