You will develop your knowledge and skills in the use of suitable programming languages and their development environments for the production of efficient software solutions.
You will experience the analysis, design and development of computing systems solutions relevant to the computing industry. You will develop your ability to research and critically assess material and techniques relevant to a particular problem or project. Equally important, you will improve your knowledge of computer technology, architecture and digital communications as a means to developing computer-based systems in industrial and business environments.
Develop your specialism in a technologically advanced area as an independent learner who can analyse the requirements for computing applications, evaluate tools and find creative solutions.
For full module descriptions, which include Advanced Software Engineering, Systems Analysis and Design, and Service-Oriented Cloud Technologies, scroll down to the ‚What you’ll study’ section.
Careers and employability
Practical work experience can help you in your studies and is often paid. It can enhance your commercial awareness and your ability to link theory and practice which will be an invaluable skill in your future career. Although a work placement is highly recommended, obtaining one is based on an individual’s efforts and is not guaranteed.
The School is extending its highly successful placement scheme to students of MSc Computer Science. If you choose this option, you will receive extensive help in obtaining a valuable one-year paid work placement and continued support during the placement period. Request a course leaflet to find out more about placement options on this course.
This is the ideal way to get your career off to a flying start. For further information please visit our placements website.
Your career development
The industry-focused nature of this course will ensure that you stand out from the crowd when it comes to job applications and pursuing your future career. Nottingham Trent University graduates are widely respected amongst employers and our students are perceived as having the competitive edge due to the hands-on approach of our teaching.
Recent graduates have become technical specialists, support engineers and software engineers for companies such as: