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Master Telecommunications - At the institution - London - Greater London
You should have a first or upper-second class degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline. Have good Java programming skills gained at Undergraduate degree level. Applicants with unrelated degrees will be considered if there is evidence of significant industrial experience. Applicants with lower-second class degrees may be considered if the undergraduate degree specialised in relevant subjects.
One year full-time, two years part-time by distance learning
This programme provides postgraduate training in the principles and applications of software and telecommunications as applied to e-Commerce. It offers an integrated curriculum capable of responding to rapid developments in the discipline and attempts to satisfy the needs of good graduates with degrees in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related subjects. This pathway has a similar structure to Internet Computing pathway and aims to help fill the fills gap for e-Commerce specialists as demand continues to grow in all sectors of industry and commerce. It emphasises both e-Commerce applications and the underlying information and communication technologies.
At the end of the programme, you should be able to construct software to deliver e-Commerce applications over the Internet understand how the different types of infrastructure affect design and commercial decisions.
There are no optional modules. Enrolment onto a specific degree programme constitutes the specialisation and module choice.
* Advanced Software Technologies (1)
* Network Computing and Internet Technologies (1)
* Internet Infrastructure
* Security and Authentication
* Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
* Mobile Services (1)
* Protocols for the Electronic Marketplace
* Internet Databases(1)
(1) = This module is taken in the first year of part-time by distance learning study
All students are required to take written examinations in May/June. To obtain an MSc, students must gain passes in six of the eight modules taken with an overall average of 50 per cent.
In addition to the above, the MSc requires that a satisfactory individual project should be completed. MSc students who do not pass the written examinations are only allowed to attempt the project after passing resit examinations the following May.