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.NET MSc Distributed Systems Development - At the institution - Hull - East Yorkshire
Microsoft’s .NET framework has attracted considerable interest from within the computing industry as a platform for the development of commercial software.The .NET software is aimed at breaking down technological barriers and has been developed by Microsoft to connect people, systems and devices in the web services and distributed computing arena.The programme provides you with highly marketable skills, giving you in-depth experience of working with .NET software and similar managed code environments and putting you in a strong position to shape the future development of large-scale IT systems.
This programme caters for recent graduates who wish to specialise in large-scale software development for distributed systems and gain essential practical experience. It is also ideal for those already employed in the computing field who wish to update their knowledge of contemporary computing and specialise in mobile and distributed systems.
.NET MSc Distributed Systems Development
-C# Programming and Design
-Component Based Architectures
-Maintaining Large Software Systems
-.NET Development Project
You are assessed through a variety of means including exams, portfolios, programming and design exercises and team work.The MSc includes a master’s stage project and dissertation.
The programme is studied full-time over one year and comprises two semesters of taught modules followed by an individual dissertation project. Our Masters programmes are accredited by the British Computer Society.
The course starts in September each year. Employers today demand a new breed of software specialist.They want people with proven real-world experience of systems development and the skills to develop systems that will operate on any computer or electronic device, regardless of its size or type. Collaboration between industry and universities is the key to meeting these challenges.That is why the University has cooperated with Microsoft UK to develop this programme, the world’s first .NET postgraduate degree.The course answers industry’s demand for programmers with the ability to work with large-scale code bases. It focuses on the crucial systems-level software development skills needed to extend the boundaries of software innovation.
The department’s research is organised into two research groups: Dependable, Reliable, Intelligent Systems (DRIS) and Simulation and Visualization (SIMVIS). See the ‘Research’ section for more details about these areas.