Cyfrifiadureg a Rheoli TG gyda Lleoliad (MSc)
Mae rhaglen 'â lleoliad' yn gyfle i ymgymryd â phrofiad 7-10 mis fel gweithiwr proffesiynol TG ar gyfer myfyrwyr sy'n llwyddo i ddod o hyd i leoliad addas.
Designed for graduates who want to move into computing from another discipline, MSc Computing and IT Management provides you with a broad technical knowledge and a sound business context for managing IT systems.
Through this course you will learn the skills needed to develop business applications through a fundamental understanding of software and web development, e-commerce and database management. You will also gain an understanding of the professional skills required to lead IT managers by working as a part of a team on a business change project.
You will have the option of learning about new and emerging technologies, such as cloud computing, that are radically changing the opportunities and threats for the provision of IT systems. You may also opt for human-centric computing which focuses on defining and delivering effective information systems from a human-centric perspective. You also have the option of learning the knowledge and skills required to create interactive visualisations and explanations of data.
Students may choose to apply for a paid 7-12 month professional work placement to be undertaken on completion of Spring semester and before completing the MSc course with a 60-credit dissertation. This provides valuable work experience to develop your IT Professional skills.
The dissertation provides the opportunity of developing your research skills and applying technical and management concepts and techniques to solve a complex computing problem.
This two-year course offers a balanced combination of theory and practice, and can serve either as preparation for a career as an IT professional, doctoral research, or as a self-contained advanced qualification in its own right.
- The opportunity to undertake a conversion course in Computing and IT.
- Designed for those who wish to move into computing and IT management from another discipline.
- Professionally accredited by the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
- The opportunity to learn the technical knowledge and skills needed to develop business applications.
- Working in a team on a business change project to develop IT management skills.
- Tailor the course to your interests through a range of advanced option modules.
- Includes a 7-12 month experience as an IT Professional for students who find a suitable placement.
- You will be provided with a laptop during induction week that will remain with you throughout the duration of the course.
|Nifer Myfyrwyr newydd nesaf||Medi 2020|
|Ffurf||Llawn amser gyda blwyddyn ryngosod|
|Achrediadau||"BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT"|
Meini prawf derbyn
Applicants will possess minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a subject other than computing.
Non-graduates whose relative lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by their relevant work experience will also be considered.
Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS, with at least 5.5 in each area).
Applicants holding international qualifications are welcomed.
Please feel free to supplement your application with a detailed CV or any other supporting material you may consider to be appropriate.
Courses commence in September each year but applications made directly to the University are considered throughout the year.
Rhagor o wybodaeth am ofynion Iaith Saesneg.
Mae'n rhaid i ymgeiswyr sydd angen fisa Haen 4 i astudio yn y DU gyflwyno cymhwyster iaith Saesneg derbyniol er mwyn bodloni gofynion UKVI (Fisâu a Mewnfudo y DU).
Students will undertake a placement following the taught stage of the course and prior to undertaking their individual project and dissertation. Most students start their placement in the summer of Year 1. The breakdown is as follows:
- Year 1: 100 credits core modules, 20 credit optional modules.
- Year 2: 120 credits placement, 60 credits core module.
This is a full-time course undertaken over two calendar years. It is also available as a full-time course over one year or a part-time course over three years, both without placement.
Mae'r modiwlau a ddangosir yn esiampl o'r cwricwlwm arferol. Byddant yn cael eu hadolygu cyn blwyddyn academaidd 2020/21. Bydd y modiwlau terfynol yn cael eu cyhoeddi erbyn mis Medi 2020.
Sut y caf fy addysgu?
The School of Computer Science and Informatics has a strong and active research culture which informs and directs our teaching. We are committed to providing teaching of the highest standard and received an excellent report in the most recent Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) review.
A diverse range of teaching and learning styles are used throughout the MSc in Computing and IT Management. Students will attend lectures, participate in seminars, workshops and tutorials, and carry out practical and laboratory work.
Students obtain support materials usually via Learning Central (Cardiff University’s Virtual Learning Environment).
You will also undertake a project and independent study to enable you to complete a dissertation. Dissertation topics may be suggested by you or chosen from a list of options proposed by academic staff reflecting their current interest.
Sut y caf fy nghefnogi?
As a School, we pride ourselves on providing a supportive environment in which we are able to help and encourage our students.
All students are allocated a personal tutor who will monitor your progress throughout your time at university and will support you in your personal development planning. You will see your Personal Tutor at least once each semester.
Our Senior Personal Tutor can also advise and respond to any personal matters as they arise. The School also has a formal student-staff panel to discuss topics or issues of mutual interest.
Students are responsible for obtaining their placement. The School actively assists students on “with Placement” courses in finding a suitable placement.
Feedback on coursework may be provided via written comments on work submitted, by provision of ‘model’ answers and/or through discussion in contact sessions.
Sut y caf fy asesu?
The taught modules are assessed through examinations and a wide range of in-course assessments, such as written reports, extended essays, practical assignments and oral presentations.
The placement is assessed through a reflective report that demonstrates that the student has developed skills as an IT Professional.
The individual project and dissertation will enable you to demonstrate your ability to build upon and exploit knowledge and skills gained to exhibit critical and original thinking based on a period of independent study and learning.
Pa sgiliau y byddaf yn eu hymarfer a’u datblygu?
Students will acquire and develop a range of valuable skills, both those which are discipline specific and more generic ‘employability skills’, such as being able to:
- Critically analyse and evaluate current issues in the application of computing.
- Clearly communicate ideas, principles and theories by oral, written, diagrammatic and practical means.
- Demonstrate self-direction, initiative, professionalism, critical judgement and planning skills in tackling and solving computing problems using appropriate technologies.
- Design, using appropriate tools, a simple information system or selected part of a larger system.
- Apply technical and management concepts and techniques to the solution of computing problems.
- They will also develop a number of valuable research skills through completion of the dissertation.
Furthermore, graduates will be expected to demonstrate:
- A systematic understanding of general computing concepts, both theoretical and practical.
- Understanding of the nature of organisations and their use of information for business purposes.
- Understanding of the methods, techniques, and tools available to specify, design, implement and manage computer based systems for organisations.
- Understanding of the principles and characteristics of computer and communications hardware and software and of how these support the development of computer systems.
- Critical awareness of current trends in selected research areas of computing, and discuss their contribution to developing computer based systems.
Recent graduates from the MSc Computing and IT Management course have gained employment in roles such as systems and business analysts, quality assurance testers, IT consultants and project managers.
Graduates are employed by organisations of all sizes locally, nationally, and internationally.
Myfyrwyr y DU ac UE (2020/21)
Nid yw ffioedd ar gyfer mynediad 2020/21 ar gael eto.
Myfyrwyr tu allan i'r UE (2020/21)
Nid yw ffioedd ar gyfer mynediad 2020/21 ar gael eto.
Costau ar gyfer blynyddoedd rhyngosod/ar leoliad
Yn ystod blwyddyn ryngosod, (e.e. blwyddyn mewn diwydiant, blwyddyn ar leoliad neu flwyddyn dramor), bydd y ffi yn is. Cewch fanylion llawn ar ein tudalennau ffioedd.
Students may apply for a paid 7-12 month professional work placement to be undertaken on completion of Spring semester.
Whilst you are responsible for finding your own placements, the School will give advice on applying for placements, keep you informed of a variety of opportunities, and ensure that you receive support and guidance throughout the whole process.
Students undertaking a placement will be expected to comply with the standard requirements of their placement provider and adhere to the Cardiff University policy on Dignity at Work and Study.