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MScPostgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

University of Stirling

Masters Degree , Information Technology

Course Description

*** SAAS funded places available - Apply Now! *** This programme provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills suitable for a career in Computing. It is ideal for those who wish to complement their knowledge and expertise with core computing skills in order to apply them to a new career. The MScPGDip Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented programme. By studying this programme students will: - study in depth key topics including: - software development - database systems - web technologies - benefit from research-led teaching - demonstrate aquired research and development skills by undertaking a substantial piece of software project work - prepare for positions in the IT industry The MSc in Information Technology is a full 12 month course for those who wish to enter the computing field. It is concerned with the practical application of computers to Business and Commerce with particular emphasis on e-Commerce, Multi-media and software development. The course is designed to be suitable for those with first degrees in Arts, Business, Management or Social Science fields. The course provides an excellent re-training opportunity for those who have already been in employment, and graduates from the course are able to offer a valuable mixture of applicable practical skills to prospective employers. The MSc degree includes a three-month project and dissertation. The subject of the dissertation usually covers the application of computers to a field of special interest to the student. The Postgraduate Diploma Course is supported by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (see Available Scholarships). We also offer the Stirling University India Award, which entitles to a ?1000 fee reduction.

*** SAAS funded places available - Apply Now! *** This programme provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills suitable for a career in Computing. It is ideal for those who wish to complement their knowledge and expertise with core computing skills in order to apply them to a new career. The MScPGDip Information Technology is an intensive,...

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