What will you study?
You will study current web business practices and gain an in-depth understanding of the tools and web technologies necessary for business application design and development. You will learn to specify and design identity management and security requirements for web services, and apply appropriate tools and techniques to design an e-business architecture. You will look at the ethical, legal and professional issues in the development of web business applications.
You will also learn how to design and develop bespoke products and services delivered over the internet that support business objectives and add value to an organisation. By looking at the design and management of information systems, you will be able to recognise and accommodate the rate of change and instability in the business and information environment that is created by social, economic, political and technical changes. The Research Methods module prepares you for your project/dissertation.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
The full MSc consists of five core modules, three option modules and a dissertation project.
-Broadband and Mobile Networks
-Developing Object-Orientated Solutions
-Web Development in Java
-Project/Dissertation (MSc Only)
-Component-Based Software Engineering
-Corporate Data and Database Management
-Electronic Commerce Technologies
-Geographical Information Fundamentals
-Internet Map Services
-Internet Wireless Networks
-Location-Based Services, Applications and Technologies
-Network Design and Management
-Network Operating Systems
-Programming in Java
-Projects and Risk Management
-Requirements Engineering and Management
-Secure and Dependable Computing
-Software Engineering Tools
-Software Quality Assurance
-Spatial Information Analysis and Modelling
-Strategic Information Systems for E-Business
-Visualisation and Image Processing
-IT and Entrepreneurship