Comments about Advanced Computer Science and IT Management MSc - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
The MSc in Advanced Computer Science with ICT Management has an excellent record of employment for its graduates. They are clearly in demand by the IT industry and related sectors. The following indicates the areas in which our graduates have found work: Associate Consultant Business/IT consultant, Computer Programmer, Business Analyst, Graduate Trainee, IT Consultant, IT Contractor, Internet Developer, Consultant-Programmer analyst, Senior Software Engineer, Software Developer, Support Engineer, Teacher, Technical Consultant.
Entry requirements: A First or Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in computer science, or a joint degree with at least 50% computer science content. Applicants with a minimum of three years relevant computer science industrial experience and a first honours degree at the level of a first class or good 2(i) class, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered for admission.
Advanced Computer Science and IT Management MSc
Course descriptionThis MSc is an advanced programme designed to appeal to those who wish to actively participate in the business of exploiting ICT as a strategic tool for the development of organisations, whilst maintaining their own technological advancement as professional computer scientists.Module detailsBeing a joint venture between the School of Computer Science and the Manchester Business Scool, this MSc benefits from the offerings of both schools. Taught course units can be chosen from the broad range of Advanced Computer Science course units. In addition, there are course units especailly developed by the Manchester Business School covering topics on computing and IT support for strategic analysis and management, strategic change and effective decision making in corporate organisations.Progression and assessmentTeaching and assessment take place through small group lectures, supervised laboratory work, mini-projects and independent learning. Course units are assessed by a mixture of written examinations, computer based practical work, and a range of coursework assessments including assessed mini-projects, group projects, reports and essays. The MSc requires a project dissertation to be submitted.