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Overview * The course is designed to give you an excellent background for a professional career or to enable students to undertake further study leading to the specialisation needed for a research career. It will also be suitable for graduates of internet and communications related courses who have worked for several years and wish to update their knowledge. * This course will enable you to acquire and develop a thorough technical and theoretical understanding of web technology, and will also focus on vocational and practical skills directly relevant to industry. Alongside the development of technical and analytical skills, students will also develop soft skills through group work, peer review and self evaluation. Key Facts An increasing proportion of the national and global economy is transferring to online web-based formats. The MSc Web Technology course provides you with an advanced level understanding of the technologies required to build, develop, implement and manage web-based services, including commercial services, software applications and content. Due to rapidly developing technologies in the digital services market, the content of this course is kept up to date with market and technical innovations as they occur. You will be encouraged to participate in open discussions on recent technology events that are relevant to the course. You will have the opportunity to utilise contemporary tools, techniques and models for systems development, as well as developing the academic rigour required for postgraduate study resulting in a research-based project. The course also aims to guide you in the operation of e-commerce business systems. You will also gain an insight into monitoring market evolution and the requirements and technology capabilities of emerging markets. The course covers a compelling range of subject areas including: * The development of interactive applications including server-side web application development, user-service interaction and rich internet applications. * e-commerce businesses and systems management * web standards and developments * content management and delivery is covered in digital media distribution and web enterprise applications, including digital asset management processes and systems * preparation for major project research, both for the Master?s dissertation and for industry research activities Assessments A range of assessment methods are used during the course, including continuous assessment, project work, laboratory exercises and examinations. Further Studies The university can offer opportunities for postgraduate research (MPhil and PhD programmes). Employment Opportunities Successful completion of the course can provide opportunities into the following careers: * Website development * E-commerce application development * E-commerce administration and management * Interactive media applications development and administration * Content acquisition and management * Integrated services development * New media director * Social media director * Web administrator * Enterprise networks development * Enterprise applications development * HCI design and development * WebTV applications development and integration * Interactive TV services development

Overview * The course is designed to give you an excellent background for a professional career or to enable students to undertake further study leading to the specialisation needed for a research career. It will also be suitable for graduates of internet and communications related courses who have worked for several years and wish to update their knowledge. * This course will enable you to...

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