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Web Information Management (MSc)

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  • Objectives
    This is a specialised MSc degree focusing on the areas of web technologies and information management, which are major research strengths of the School of Computer Science and Information Systems. The degree has been designed to meet the needs of both full-time students wishing to advance their knowledge of web information management before embarking on a career in IT or on a research degree, and part-time students already working in the IT sector. Students who complete this degree will have gained specialist knowledge, which they will be able to use in analysis of problems arising in web information management, evaluation and application of technologies, and research into, and development of, new technologies.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A good first degree or MSc in computer science. Joint honours computing graduates may also be eligible, provided they have covered the prerequisite material at the appropriate level.
  • Academic Title
    Web Information Management (MSc)
  • Course description
    This degree consists of eight taught modules and a substantial project. Part-time students follow four taught modules in each of the two years, and undertake the project during the second year.

    At least five modules and the project must be taken in the area of web information management (WIM). Those WIM modules are:

    -Advances in Data Management
    -Component-Based Software Development
    -Data Warehousing and Data Mining
    -Developing Internet Applications
    -Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
    -Semantic Web
    -World Wide Web Technologies.

    A maximum of three modules may be chosen from:

    -Advanced Applications
    -Computational Intelligence and Visualisation
    -Image-Based Information Processing
    -Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.

    Please note: not all of the above modules may be offered each year, although at least five WIM modules will always be offered.

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