Birmingham City University provides a 24-28 month MSc degree in International Project Management- Distance Learning at the postgraduate level. Professional candidates who wish to return to university-level training while maintaining their professional roles may consider applying for this programme. This postgraduate programme is structured to offer professional students the knowledge needed to be competitive in the globalized nature of project management in the 21st century. Project management is now synonymous with global business management, entrepreneurship, and large-scale negotiations in many industries. The International Project Management degree (MSc) at Birmingham City University provides the distance education platform needed to apply knowledge learned to the work place and sharpen skills learned in professional roles. Students who are in control of their professional careers and professional goals may benefit from a programme that they can tailor to meet specific professional goals. Graduates from this programme can look forward to a richer understanding of cross-cultural professional customs and global industry knowledge that will produce viable skills across national business boundaries.

Areas of study in this programme of study include:

  • Project Management Methods (30 Credits)
  • Global Operations & Process Management (15 Credits)
  • International Business & Information Strategy (15 Credits)
  • Developing Resource Capability (30 Credits)
  • Research Methods & Professional Development (15 Credits)
  • International Project & Process Management (30 Credits)
  • Msc Dissertation Project (45 Credits)

 

Entry Requirements

Entry into this program requires an honours degree in a subject that is related to a management subject in some manner. This honours degree must carry at least a 2:2 classification. Alternatively, candidates may offer portfolio work that demonstrates industry experience that correlates to the programme in attempting to apply for this course.

Additionally  this course is structured specifically for persons with previous knowledge of professional management. Candidates with experience with technology, operations and processes in industry are encouraged to apply, if they wish to sharpen their expertise and stimulate their intellectual thought processes. Each student will have the opportunity to partake in a self-reflexive learning experience that will assist each person in developing and honing the areas of knowledge and expertise that they are involved in, while also allowing students to grow as the market and industry grows globally.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £585 / 15-credit module
International students –  £975 / 15-credit module

 

Contact Information

For UK or EU prospective students: +44 (0)121 331 5595

For Non-EU Countries: +44 (0) 121 331 6714

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Chester offers the BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science having duration of 3 years. The course is divided as following:

First Year

  • Information Analysis and Presentation
  • Multimedia Authoring 1
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Cisco 1
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Introduction to Web Based Technologies

Second Year

  • Systems Development
  • Database Principles and Practice
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Further Programming and Problem Solving
  • Website Production and Development
Third Year
  • Dissertation (40 credits)
  • Modern Database Management Systems
  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
  • Advanced Programming
  • Managing a Computer Based Organisation
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Network Infrastructure and Management
  • Intelligent Technologies
  • Managing a Web Based Environment
  • Multimedia Games Programming

Entry Requirement

  • UCAS points: A minimum of 240 – 280 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent
  • BTEC Extended Diploma/Diploma: merit/distinction profile
  • International Baccalaureate: 26 points
  • QAA: QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma, Open College Units or Open University Credits
  • The Advanced Diploma: acceptable on its own

Contact

Phone: 01244 512175

E-mail: enquiries@chester.ac.uk

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

Birmingham City University provides a one-year MSc/MA postgraduate course in Video Games Development (Gamer Camp: Pro). Students with an inclination toward a program that has been built by some of the best gaming corporations in the world, such as Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, FreestyleGames, Codemasters, Blitz Game Studios, and Rare. Students will gain experience and skills for an excellent career in the games industry. As a student in this course the exciting course format, which contains no lectures or conventional classroom tactics, a lonely distance learning, examinations, or long dissertations. In place of the traditional learning format, you will be immersed in the gaming culture with heavy tutelage from professionals in the industry as you prepare to work in team-building groups to execute your own game dev.

Modules of this course for game artists and programmers include:

  • Human Resources
  • Art Fundamentals of Game Development
  • 2D Game Art, Production and Delivery
  • 3D Game Development (Art)
  • Art for Console Game Prototypes
  • Video Game Professional Art Practice
  • Programming Fundamentals of Game Development
  • Programming for Console Game Prototypes
  • Video Game Professional Programming Practice

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires that candidates fit the criteria of programmer or gaming artist. These criteria include object-oriented programming skills, C++, Mac OS or Linux API’s among others, programmers. Programmers must also be able to present a demonstration of their programming capabilities. For gaming artists, the capability to draw and complete character design, environment design, and concept boards is crucial, along with animation skills. You should also present a portfolio of your work with application materials. English language proficiencies are required for speakers of other languages in IELTS at 6.0. A Bachelors of Arts in Visual Communications, Art and design, and other related content is also required for this program.

Please consider applying as early as possible for financial support.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £8000 / academic year
International students –  £10,600 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Gamer Camp

Email: iain@gamercamp.co.uk

Phone:  0121 202 4818

Twitter: @GamerCampUK

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

Birmingham City University offers 25-29 month distance learning MSc course in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students interested in a distance learning course that gives them the flexibility to plan their learning while continuing professional careers, may consider this program. Along with other distance program learnings offered, such as the distance learning course. MSc in International Project Management, help professionals working in related fields to gain academic options that complements their professional work. Because globalization has compounded the expansion of the marketplace internationally, this has created a demand for managers and workers in the field with abilities and knowledge managing the intricacies connected to the logistics of global supply chains. These global supply changes can include regulations, time, rules, customs, currency, exchange rates, and times. If you are looking for a course that contains a balanced amount of practical and work based problem solving learning skills, and online group collaboration consider applying for this course. As an alternative tradition to on-ground learning at the campus, this online program allows students to learn while in their professional fields.

Modules in this 25-29 month course of study include:

  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning for International Supply Chains
  • International Logistics Systems Management
  • Research Methods and Professional Development
  • International Project and Process Management
  • Developing Resource Capability
  • Global Distribution and Materials Management
  • and a Master’s Project.

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires 3 A levels, and a typical offer is A*AA-AAB. Students who would like to enrol in this course are also required to have A Levels in Math, Computing, and a C Grade in GCSE. A B Grade in Mathematics is acceptable if no A Levels are offered. General studies are not accepted.

For international students additional requirements apply. Students outside of the EU must have an International Baccalaureate Diploma of 35 points. This must include six in HL Mathematics or computing. Students are also required to have a 5 in SL Mathematics, if HL is not offered. A 5 in SL English is mandatory. Standard English Language Requirements are mandatory.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £585 / 15 credits
International students –  £585 / 15

 

Contact Information

Prospective Student Course Inquiry:

Phone: 44 (0)121 331 5595 (UK)

Phone: 44 (0)121 331 6714 (INTERNATIONAL)

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of London- Queen Mary offers a three to four term programme in Computer and Communications law (LLM). Students who are interested in studying communications law online, through distance education format, should consider this programme. Even though the program is online, you will receive the same degree as if studying physically at Queen Mary. There is no formal degree distinction between the online and on-ground degree structures. Students looking for an ideal program that fits well with online learning, as a primarily text driven program  may consider how this program could fit their needs.

First students complete the program certificate which takes one to two years. Subsequently students can continue on to gain their Post Graduate Diploma, or LLM and to choose between any of the following module options under digital media, IP and IT, E-commerce, or communications law :

  • Computer Crime
  • Privacy and Data Protection Law
  • Internet Content Regulation
  • Online Media Regulation
  • Information and Communications Technology and Competition Law
  • Broadcasting Regulation
  • Regulation of Cross-border Online Gambling
  • Online Dispute Resolution in E-commerce
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Advanced IP Issues: Protection of Computer Software
  • Advanced IP Issues: Digital Rights Management
  • Intellectual Property: Foundation
  • Online Trademarks
  • Cloud Computing (Subject to approval)
  • Among many other module options!

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this programme are only based on academic merit. Usually students may qualify to enter LLM programme with a law degree, or with another degree that held a high concentration on law content. The UK upper second-level honours degree is these areas are the usual requirements. Candidates may also qualify if they have any of the following:

  • A non-law degree with good honours and have gained good honors in CPE and Bar Finals/legal practice examinations
  • Passing scores on the solicitors’ qualifying exam
  • Law Graduates with 2.2 honours and  five years professional legal experience
  • Non-law graduates with exceptional professional experience that directly relates to the LLM programme.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £9000 / academic year
International students –  £13,000 / academic year

 

Contact Information

If you would like more information about this programme, or need assistance with an application, or in the or have questions before starting or submitting an application please contact:

Adam Hayward

Tel: +44 (0)20 7017 5906
Email: qmul@informa.com

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of London- University College offers a post graduate programme in Computer Graphics and Vision and Imaging, (MSc) with Post Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Certificate options. Students interested in the fundamental mathematical mechanisms that lie beneath the shaping and applying of new designs and techniques in computer vision and graphics may be interested in this programme. Students will become cognizant of the plethora of approaches and algorithms that are accessible. Students additionally will be learning to comprehensively design, apply, and evaluate the correct algorithms and problems-solving skills needed as new technologies and applications emerge worldwide.

Students who study in this program will have access to some of the continents most accomplished and successful researcher in computer graphics, geometry processing, computer vision, and virtual environments.

 

Some possible research activities include:

  • Geometric acquisition
  • 3D Fabrication
  • Real-time photo-realistic rendering
  • Mixed and augmented reality
  • Face recognition
  • Content-based image-database search
  • Video-texture modelling
  • Depth perception in stereo vision
  • Colour imaging for industrial inspection
  • Mapping brain function and connectivity
  • Tracking for SLAM (simultaneous localisation ad mapping
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

In order to successfully apply to this program candidates must have an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree. This degree must be in a relevant discipline, or if coming from overseas have an equivalent degree standard to the second-class UK Bachelor’s degree. Computer science, mathematics, electrical, or study in one of the physical sciences is usually required. The programme personnel expect that candidates have appropriate skills in computer programming and mathematics competency upon applying to the program. Candidates who have work experience in relevant fields may also receive some consideration for that work.

This programme seeks candidates who can clearly articulate their interests in studying Computer Graphics, Vision, and Imaging at the graduate level, and at UCL. Candidates should emphasize why the program is attractive, how academic and professional, and programming skills apply. Candidates should also have a sense of their long term goals after upon graduation from the program. Writing a strong personal statement can serve as an excellent complement to Computer Graphics, Vision, and Imaging graduate programming at UCL.

Candidates should also take into consideration applying early, for scholarships and other funding particularly before the deadline of August 2014.

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £10,450 / academic year
International students –  £21,700 / academic year

 

Contact Information

For queries relating to this programme, please contact:

Mrs Tracy Williams

E: tracy.williams@ucl.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)20 7679 7287

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University Warwick offers a four-year program in Computing systems at the BSc/MEng level. Students interested in understanding how to construct a grounded and rigorous understanding of Computer Science in the context of the range of cutting-edge applications internationally, should consider this course. This course in Computing Systems was devised to make sure that students have the opportunity to gain expertise and applicable skills to build a successful professional career as leaders in the computing industry.

The Computer Science program is distinguished from other courses of study by its emphasis on systems application and design. Students should be interested to know that this course qualifies for full exemption from the BSC professional examination. As graduates from the Computing Systems course of study students can gain Professional Membership after a shorter length of time that is congruent with their experience and training. BCS Professional Membership automatically bears the member the privilege to use the MBCS designation and the Chartered Information Systems Practicition title.

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Special-Purpose Computer Systems
  • Embedded Computer Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Multi-media Processing
  • Digital Communication
  • With an option to transfer in to the MEng program.

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program typically requires an A-level offer of AAA with an A in Mathematics. The minimum language requirement for this program is a grade C in GCSE English o IELTS 6.0. Because all courses are taught from the perspective of first principles, A-level Computing is not a course entry requirement. Computing is taught in this course of study. However the Department of Computer Science encourages applications with experience and abilities in Computing or Computer Science. If you do no see your qualifications listed here, please contact the Department of Computer Science for more information.

 

Course Fees

Home and  EU Students: £6,000/academic year

International Students:  Band 1: £14,420 Band 2: £18,390

 

Contact Information

Department of Computer Science
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL
Tel: +44 24 7652 3193
Undergraduate Admissions: ugadmissions@dcs.warwick.ac.uk
General Enquiries: comp-sci@dcs.warwick.ac.uk

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of London- Royal Holloway provides a three-year course in Computer Science and Mathematics (BSc). Students with a passion for the profound affects of computer technology and mathematical advancement may consider this course of study. Students will learn how most of the applied and innovative new mathematic work closely with the use of technology in computing.

The exploration of mathematical space with computers provides novel pathways for investigating modelling ideas, advancements in technology, and other applied technology topics. If you are searching for a course that brings mathematics together with computing in a manner that complement both areas of study in addition to providing a vast selection of opportunities in industry, you may consider studying Computer Science and Mathematics (BSc) a the University of London- Royal Holloway.

 

Modules in the course of study include:

  • Mathematical structures
  • Databases
  • Programming paradigms
  • Algorithms and complexity
  • Computational optimisation
  • Concurrent and parallel programming
  • Computational finance
  • Object oriented programming
  • Computing laboratory (robotics)
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires 3 A levels, and a typical offer requires at least ABB including an A in Maths. For International Baccalaureate Degrees holders must have 34 points including 6 in mathematics at higher level. English Language requirements for international students require passing scores on the ELTS and TOEFL scores for non-native English speaking applicants.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £9000 / academic year
International students –  £14,600 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Department of Computer Science
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham
Surrey
TW20 0EX

telephone: + 44 (0) 1784 443421
fax: + 44 (0) 1784 439786
email: depsec@cs.rhul.ac.uk

Undergraduate admissions:
email: admissions@cs.rhul.ac.uk

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The Univeristy of London- University College London provides a programme of study in Computer Science at the Mphil/Phd Level. Graduate students who are interested in research topics in Bioinformatic, financial computing, and Human Centered Systems, among nine other areas may be interested in this program. Each area of research covers extensive subtopics. For example, with a Concentration in Human Centered systems, graduate students will learn about multimedia and security system usability, how humans make sense of information through computing, and explore the processes of cognitive resiliency and human errors.

Graduates from the UCL Computer Science MPhil/Phd programme are able to gain employment in a plethora of corporations and businesses. These places in industry include IT consulting, banking institutions, and employment in the manufacturing industry. The Computer Department proudly helps students reach their choice of career goals, and makes sure that opportunities are available internships and placements in technology companies, both established and start-up status, or multi-national financial organizations.

The top employment opportunities secured after completion of this program are:

  • Software Development for the Microsoft Corporation
  • Multi Media Programming at Google
  • Security Consulting at Accenture
  • Web Engineering for Skype Technologies,
  • Research Associate at the University of London
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

A minimum of An upper second-class United Kingdom Bachelor’s degree in a related area of study is a minimum requirement for this course. Additionally, an overseas applicants must present qualifications equivalent with United Kingdom upper-level Bachelors degree. For applicants already in professional roles in industry, experience may be considered dependent upon the years of experience in the profession, and the position relevance to this programme of study. Applicants may apply at anytime during the year. Graduate cohorts usually enter in the fall.

 

Programme Fees

UCL’s tuition fees are annually adjusted. The fees cover registration, tuition and supervision for  any portion of each academic year that you are enrolled. When applying for a programme at UCL, tuition fees are subject to annual increase. This increase should be factored in to costs. Rates for 2014 entry will be posted shortly.

 

Contact Information

For queries relating to this programme, please contact:

Mr Yonita Carter

E: y.carter@cs.ucl.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)20 7679 0359

 

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of London- Royal Holloway offers a three-year course in Computer Science- Information Security (BSc), with an option of a year in industry, where students apply skills learned in the first two years in the course of study, and gain live workplace experience and learning outside of the course of study. As of 2014, this degree offered in information security will  be internationally approved to meet the skills expected of graduates in Information Security. Students interested in gaining instruction directly from Information Security Group (ISG) should consider this course of study. ISG is an established security group, with recognition from commerce and government for it’s large international influence.

As an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, students in this program will learn from the foremost thinkers and in the field. In this course of study your will specialize in Information Security while receiving extensive foundational instruction in Computer Science. This integration between areas of student will assist new Information Security Specialists position themselves for success in industry and government employment. Because the Computer Science -Information Security (BSc) course is integrated with ISG, students will exclusively have access to cutting-edge and up-t0-date knowledge and solutions that keeps this degree competitive and the curriculum correlated to real-world technologies.

 

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Computing Lab (Robotics)
  • Computing Lab (Games)
  • Internet Services
  • Databases
  • Mathematical Structures
  • Machine Fundamentals
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Programming
  • Robotics
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

A typical A-Level offer in this program include ABC/BBB including at the requirement of at least B in mathematics or physics or ABC with a required an A in computing. For international baccalaureate student diplomas, a score of 32 points including 5 in mathematics or physics at higher level is required for entry. BTEC National Diploma offers require Distinction, Distinction, Distinction (with an emphasis on a computing component) and a requirement of at least B in GCSE mathematics.

For international students additional requirements apply. Passing IELTS and TOEFL scores for non-native English speaking applicants  are required.

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £9000 / academic year
International students –  £14,600 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Department of Computer Science
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham
Surrey
TW20 0EX

telephone: + 44 (0) 1784 443421
fax: + 44 (0) 1784 439786
email: depsec@cs.rhul.ac.uk

Undergraduate admissions:
email: admissions@cs.rhul.ac.uk

 

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)