computing redMSc Information Technology 

 

Why choose the MSc Information Technology?

  Economics and Science graduates are given the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowldege of Information Technology and pursue a career in the field.
  Successful completion of programme MSc Information Technology at Metropolitan College leads to the award of Master of Science by the University of East London.
  A specialised programme of study in IT applications in a company framework.
  Combination of theory and practice, through many labs which develop the students’ professional skills.
  Teaching with state-of-the-art equipment.
  Flexible class schedule ideal for working students; completion of studies within one academic year.
  Wide array of specialised seminars delivered by SAP members. Since 2013 Metropolitan College is a member of the international network SAP Alliances.
  Opportunity to gain Oracle certifications during their studies. Metropolitan College has joined the Oracle Workforce Development Program as an Oracle University Workforce Development Program partner in Greece.
                                                   
     

Description 

The MSc Information Technology is a popular programme of studies which allows graduate students in Science or Economics to undertake postgraduate study in Computing and achieve a qualification that will facilitate a career change or entry into the Computing field. The curriculum focuses on the rapid acquisition of the knowledge and skills required for designing and developing information systems. In addition, it provides the combined knowledge required to assess the importance of the development of such systems for businesses and business organisations. The aim of this programme is to provide students with a balance of Information Technology theory and advanced practical skills that will enable them to develop a sound knowledge and analytical ability allowing them to develop professionally in pursuit of future employment in the IT sector.

Duration: 1 year

                            

Career Prospects

The MSc Information Technology graduates become increasingly competitive in the job market by combining their previous studies (in the fields of Economics or Science) with up-to-date knowledge in the area of Computing adapted to the needs of the modern company. They can thus work as business executives or freelancers in the area of Computing or IT Project Management.

In addition, they have the opportunity to become members of the globally recognised British bodies IMIS (Institute for the Management of Information Systems) and BCS (British Computing Society).

                 
 
               
               
       

Modules

       
 
    • Systems integration
    • Rapid application development
  • Database systems
  • Software development methodology – Programming
  • Research Dissertation 

 

 

     
       
                                                           
       

Admission Requirements

The programme is addressed to a wide range of graduates and professionals from other sectors who wish to acquire knowledge in Information Technology and broaden their professional prospects.

Required documentation:

    • Completed application form
    • Copy of passport (page with your personal details and photo)
    • Certified English translation of High School Leaving Certificate and mark sheet or equivalent qualifications
    • Certified English translation of Bachelor’s Degree and transcripts
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • Letter of recommendation / reference from academics or employers
    • Curriculum Vitae – CV
    • Evidence of work experience (where applicable)
    • Other certificates/degrees

The student must provide certified copies of official certificates from their previous institution. It should state that the student has completed the programme or qualification. Additional documentation may be required.

A personal interview complements the evaluation of the above documentation.

                                             

Academic Staff

The academic staff of the School of Computing consists of distinguished lecturers, holders of Masters and PhD degrees with extensive research and consultancy work, teaching experience at Greek and foreign Universities plus professional recognition in their field of expertise.

In their majority they have extensive academic, research and professional experience in their field of expertise who familiarize students with the latest technological developments and help them put to practice the theoretical knowledge they acquire in class.

 

 

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