London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University



31 Jewry Street

Macmillan Way

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Postgraduate Diploma;Postgraduate Certificate, M.Sc.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Aims of the course The course has been designed for recent graduates and mature candidates currently working in industry or academia, who want to improve or update previous computing knowledge or experience in subjects such as programming, databases and Web design. It is an academically challenging programme which provides exposure to a variety of software systems and latest technologies widely used in industry. For those students who have no substantial background in computing, there is a pre-Masters course, the Graduate Certificate in Computing, that will lead to the MSc. Computing (Pre-Masters): Aims of the course The course is intended primarily for those who have graduated from a wide variety of disciplines, but who have not had any major exposure to computing, or for those who wish to update their knowledge and skills in computing. It is particularly suitable for those who would like a one semester bridging course before starting a professional level Masters degree. The course offers a well-balanced intensive programme that introduces you to computing theories and principles as well as to state-of-the-art applications and technologies in a wide range of computing topics. It provides you with a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of the discipline, such as computer architecture and networks, data modelling and databases, programming development and internet applications. The course also fosters an awareness of the ethical, social and legal issues associated with computing. On successful completion of the course, and with a good level of achievement, you will automatically be permitted to progress to the MSc Computing course at London Metropolitan University
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