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Master of Science [MSc] Information Technology

Course Specification: Core Award Data

Course Specification: Student Learning Experience

 

  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CM3100   Computer Ethics and Law 15 SCQF 9   A
  CMM008   IT Infrastructure and Service Management 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM022   Data Management 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM024   Object-oriented Programming 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM516   Network Switching and Routing 15 SCQF 11   B
  CMM517   Information Security Management 15 SCQF 11   D
  CMM531   Data Warehousing 15 SCQF 11   C
    Total for Semester:   60  
Route A - Information Technology
Route B - Information Technology with Network Management
Route C - Information Technology with Business Intelligence
Route D - Information Technology with Cyber Security
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CM3114   User Centred Design 15 SCQF 9   A
  CMM004   Software Project Engineering 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM007   Intranet Systems Development 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM020   Data Visualisation and Analysis 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM523   Database and Web Security 15 SCQF 11   D
  CMM528   Network Security 15 SCQF 11   B
  CMM535   Data Science Development 15 SCQF 11   C
    Total for Semester:   60  
Route A - Information Technology
Route B - Information Technology with Network Management
Route C - Information Technology with Business Intelligence
Route D - Information Technology with Cyber Security
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 3 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11   A
  CMM513   MSc Project 45 SCQF 11   A B
  CMM538   Short Industrial Placement 15 SCQF 11   B
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
Rt:B
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM540   Workplace Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  Note: Route totals are not equal ->   Totals for Semester:   Route A: 60
Route B: 75
 
Route A - Non-placement route
Route B - Short placement route
 
    Total for Stage: 195    
 
  Notes:  
 

If the student undertakes a short placement route then this is integral to the course of study and is assessed, with 15 credits (short placement) awarded if satisfactorily completed. The short placement route can be taken any time after 60 credits has been completed. Students on the placement route will have the option of undertaking CMM512 MSc Project Investigation or CMM540 Workplace Project Investigation.

 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM022   Data Management 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM024   Object-oriented Programming 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM007   Intranet Systems Development 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM020   Data Visualisation and Analysis 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 3 CREDITS LEVEL  
    Total for Semester:   0  
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 4 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CM3100   Computer Ethics and Law 15 SCQF 9   A
  CMM008   IT Infrastructure and Service Management 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM516   Network Switching and Routing 15 SCQF 11   B
  CMM517   Information Security Management 15 SCQF 11   D
  CMM531   Data Warehousing 15 SCQF 11   C
    Total for Semester:   30  
Route A - Information Technology
Route B - Information Technology with Network Management
Route C - Information Technology with Business Intelligence
Route D - Information Technology with Cyber Security
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 5 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CM3114   User Centred Design 15 SCQF 9   A
  CMM004   Software Project Engineering 15 SCQF 11   A B C D
  CMM523   Database and Web Security 15 SCQF 11   D
  CMM528   Network Security 15 SCQF 11   B
  CMM535   Data Science Development 15 SCQF 11   C
    Total for Semester:   30  
Route A - Information Technology
Route B - Information Technology with Network Management
Route C - Information Technology with Business Intelligence
Route D - Information Technology with Cyber Security
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 6 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11   A
  CMM513   MSc Project -- SCQF 11   A B
  CMM538   Short Industrial Placement 15 SCQF 11   B
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
Rt:B
  CMM512   MSc Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  CMM540   Workplace Project Investigation 15 SCQF 11  
  Note: Route totals are not equal ->   Totals for Semester:   Route A: 15
Route B: 30
 
Route A - Non-placement route
Route B - Short placement route
 
  Part-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 7 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CMM513   MSc Project 45 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   45  
 
    Total for Stage: 195    
 
  Notes:  
 

If the student undertakes a short placement route then this is integral to the course of study and is assessed, with 15 credits (short placement) awarded if satisfactorily completed. The short placement route can be taken any time after 60 credits has been completed. Students on the placement route will have the option of undertaking CMM512 MSc Project Investigation or CMM540 Workplace Project Investigation.

 

 

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