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1 Welcome to the Open Day - School of Computer Science MSc Computer Science (online) MSc Distributed Systems and Networks (online) MSc E-Learning Technology (online) MSc Software Engineering (online) go.herts.ac.uk/online

2 Your presenters today Mariette Berkhout Programme Manager (Computer Science online degrees) Maria Schilstra MSc Programme Tutor Wei Ji Admissions Tutor

3 Programme 1)UH and School of Computer Science 2)What to expect when you study online 3)MSc Programmes of study 4)Assessment and Support 5)Entry requirements and Fees 6)Questions About today

4 About University of Hertfordshire Located in Hatfield More than 2,650 staff Turnover of £ 233 million 27,200 students 2,800 international students from 85 countries Ranked ‘Top New University’ (Complete University Guide 2014) Included in ‘Top 350 World Universities’ (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014)

5 School of Computer Science One of the first in the world to offer Computer Science degrees (since 1965) Longstanding reputation Industry relevant courses Internationally-recognised research Considerable amount of expertise in developing and running Online Courses BSc since 2004; MSc since 2007 More than 1,200 graduates to date Currently 650 students from 64 countries

6 What to expect when you study Online Learning Resources available through Studynet Modules with fixed start and end dates Fixed dates for assignment submission and other assessments Other than that you can fit study around work and family Commitment: Full-time study: 20 – 30 hrs / week Part-time study: 10 – 15 hrs /week

7 Learning Resources Module Portal Module Information Module News Teaching Resources Discussion forums Module Blog / Wiki Assignments Section Additionally access to UH Library with e-books, e-journals Online databases (e.g. IEEE, ACM)

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12 MSc - Programme of Study Computer Science Focus on software implementation and object-oriented programming Distributed Systems and Networks Focus on computer networking, distributed systems and security E-Learning Technology Focus on e-learning design and development Software Engineering Focus on models, methodologies, measures and tools that can be employed in the software engineering process

13 When you graduate you will have: the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to take your place in the thriving computing industry, a solid foundation for a wide range of other careers or further study Careers include: Programmer, software developer, business analyst, software engineer, webmaster, database administrator, network designer, technical consultant. MSc - Programme of Study

14 MSc Computer Science Study at Level 7 Computer Science Contemporary Practices in Information Technology (15 credits) Specialist project (60 credits) Distributed Systems Security (30 credits) Measures and Models for Software Engineering ( 30 credits) Learner-Centred Design (30 credits) Web Services (30 credits) Web Scripting and Application Development (30 credits) Multimedia Specification, Design and Production (30 credits) Wireless, Mobile and Ad-hoc Networking (15 credits) Computer Science cont. Multicast and Multimedia Networking (15 credits) Software Engineering Practice and Experience (30 credits) E-Learning Applications Development (30 credits) Advanced Database (30 credits) Mobile Standards, Interfaces and Applications (15 credits) Interaction Design (15 credits) Secure Systems Programming (15 credits)

15 MSc MSc Distributed Systems and Networks Study at Level 7 Distributed Networks and Systems Distributed Systems Security (30 credits) Wireless, Mobile and Ad-hoc Networking (15 credits) Multicast and Multimedia Networking (15 credits) Contemporary Practices in Information Technology (15 credits) Specialist project (60 credits) Measures and Models for Software Engineering (30 credits) Learner-Centred Design (30 credits) Web Services (30 credits) Web Scripting and Application Development (30 credits) Distributed Networks and Systems cont. Multimedia Specification, Design and Production (30 credits) Software Engineering Practice and Experience (30 credits) E-Learning Applications Development (30 credits) Advanced Database (30 credits) Mobile Standards, Interfaces and Applications (15 credits) Interaction Design (15 credits) Secure Systems Programming (15 credits)

16 MSc MSc e-Learning Technology Study at Level 7 E-Learning Technology Learner-Centred Design (30 credits) E-Learning Applications Development (30 credits) Contemporary Practices in Information Technology (15 credits) Specialist project (60 credits) Distributed Systems Security (30 credits) Measures and Models for Software Engineering (30 credits) Wireless, Mobile and Ad-hoc Networking (15 credits) Multicast and Multimedia Networking (30 credits) Web Services (30 credits) E-Learning Technology cont. Web Scripting and Application Development (30 credits) Multimedia Specification, Design and Production (30 credits) Software Engineering Practice and Experience (30 credits) Advanced Database (30 credits) Mobile Standards, Interfaces and Applications (15 credits) Interaction Design (15 credits) Secure Systems Programming (15 credits)

17 MSc MSc Software Engineering Study at Level 7 Software Engineering Measures and Models for Software Engineering (30 credits) Software Engineering Practice and Experience (30 credits) Contemporary Practices in Information Technology (15 credits) Specialist project (60 credits) Distributed Systems Security (30 credits) Learner-Centred Design (30 credits) Web Services (30 credits) Web Scripting and Application Development (30 credits) Multimedia Specification, Design and Production (30 credits) Software Engineering Wireless, Mobile and Ad-hoc Networking (30 credits) Multicast and Multimedia Networking (30 credits) E-Learning Applications Development (30 credits) Advanced Database (30 credits) Mobile Standards, Interfaces and Applications (15 credits) Interaction Design (15 credits) Secure Systems Programming (15 credits)

18 Postgraduate courses for non-computer science graduates Haven't studied Computer Science at undergraduate (bachelor's) level? You can still study a Master's degree in Computer Science or eLearning Technology with these study routes for non-computer science graduates: Computer Science Online Degree – MSc, PgD, PgC e-Learning Technology Online Degree – MSc, PgD, PgC Rewarding careers: Programmer, software developer, business analyst, software engineer, webmaster, database administrator, network designer, technical consultant.

19 Assessment Range of assessment methods, including: Essays Practical work Online tests of fixed duration Group work Vivas (oral assessment)

20 Support Programme level Programme Tutor Induction Programme Student Handbook UH Disability Advisor Module level Module tutors Project supervisor Peer support (through forums) Learning Resources (Studynet) e-Books & downloadable software UH Online Administrators Educational Technologists

21 Modes of study Study at level 7: part time (up to 90 credits per year) or full time (180 credits per year) PT: complete in 2 – 3.5 years FT: complete in 1 – 1.5 years

22 What you will be working towards… Graduation Your Certificate: MSc Computer Science MSc Distributed Systems & Networks MSc E-Learning Technology MSc Software Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire Graduation: Attend at the Weston Auditorium, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK

23 Fees Currently: £500 per 15 credits Total programme, currently: £6,000 Pay fees by semester, in advance - typically £1,000 - £2,000 per semester

24 Fees – what is included Tuition, project supervision and all the assessments Online learning resources, available through StudyNet - the University’s managed learning environment Books / eBooks and software

25 Entry Requirements Computer Science graduates A recent 2:2 honours degree in Computer Science or equivalent (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent. Non Computer Science graduates A recent, good bachelors degree (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate sufficient competence in English to benefit from the Programme. This is normally demonstrated by an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

26 How to Apply Visit: Submit Application Form, plus photocopies of Exam certificates and transcripts Photo page of passport References Apply by: 15 th July 2014 for a September 2014 start Please allow two weeks for a response to your application

27 Your questions

28 The next steps… Visit: Complete an application form, gather supporting documents and references Submit to Best of Luck! facebook.com/HelloUHOnline facebook.com/UHOnlineCS Twitter.com/UHOnlineTweets


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