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Information & Technology
Postgraduate course
MSc

Information & Technology

Overview

Develop your awareness of the current problems at the forefront of IT and gain insights into how to solve them on this flexible course. You will learn to deal with complex IT issues systematically and creatively, enhancing your ability to evaluate and apply advanced theories and techniques to a range of situations.

With a range of modules to choose from in areas such as information systems, computing and creative technologies, you will be able to tailor this course to your experience, areas of interest and career aspirations. The modules vary in their technical nature and have either a practical or theoretical focus. We will advise on which ones will help you achieve your professional goals.

We have established strong links with industry to ensure content is always relevant to the needs of the sector, and you will be encouraged to engage with our external partners for your final project. We also host guest lectures from industry professionals to inspire your learning.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Our course has strong links with industry to ensure content is always relevant to the needs of the sector and you are encouraged to engage with our external clients for your final project. Guest lecturers are invited to speak and you will have the opportunity to get involved with industry related events.

Entry Requirements

Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subject of Computing, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subject of Computing, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


More questions?
No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

Edafe Onerhime

Careers

Edafe Onerhime
Analyst Open Data Services Co-Operative

MSc Business Intelligence (SAS)

“I was working in database management and looking for a course that taught business analysis. The practical focus of my course made Leeds Beckett the obvious choice, and my new skills have really enriched my career. I now work in a fast moving and exciting industry, disseminating information to the right people at the right time to help them make better business decisions.

Modules & learning

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Dissertation

Project Management

Research Practice

Service-Oriented Architecture

Green Computing Strategies

Systems, Designs, Innovation

Software & Systems

Critical Perspectives on Information

Mobile Application Development

Data Warehouse Models & Approaches (SAS)

Intelligent Systems & Robotics

Lean & Agile Engineering

Mobile Games Prototyping

Business Intelligence Principles, Data Analysis & Visualisation (SAS)

Network & Convergence Architectures

Green Computing Technologies

Engineering Systems Control

Design Patterns for Web Development

Database Systems

Managing Information in the Digital & Global Environment

User Experience Design

Digital Video & Audio

Mobile & Wireless Communications

3D Computer Technologies

Eco Engineering

Responsive Web Development

Advanced Software Engineering

Software Components & Architecture

ICT & Environment

Simulation & Modelling

Advanced Motion Graphics

Paul Doney
Paul Doney
Head of Subject

Paul is a Principal Lecturer and has 20 years of experience working in HE. He has taken on many leadership roles and currently leads on enterprise and employability. Paul is an active researcher with interest in persuasive technology.

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Fees & funding

Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.
Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.

Facilities

  • IT Labs
    IT Labs

    The University is home to a number of modern specialist IT labs equipped with all the up-to-date hardware and software our computing students could need.

  • Headingley Campus
    Headingley Campus

    Our historic Headingley Campus is set in 100 acres of parkland with easy access to Leeds city centre.

  • Library
    Library

    Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.

  • Gym and Sports Facilities
    Gym and Sports Facilities

    Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

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Headingley Campus

Home to our first-rate sporting facilities – Headingley Campus has a rich and diverse history having played to visitors such as Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde. Set in 100 acres of parkland, with easy access to Leeds city centre, many of our buildings look out onto our grassy acre – a perfect place for hanging out, playing games and catching up with friends on long summer days. Headingley Campus has modern sport science laboratories, animation and music studios and the latest computing labs, as well as one of our libraries, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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