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Information Technology for Creative Industries (with Industrial Experience)

MSci Hons (Full Time)

Year:14/15
UCAS Code:GH5P
Minimum Length:4 Year(s)
Credit Points:480
Part II Weight:12
Part II Year 2 Weight:4
Part II Year 3 Weight:4
Part II Year 4 Weight:4
Director of Studies:Dr P Benachour

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Educational Aims

The course is designed to provide students with a clear understanding of the theory, implementation and application of the techniques of information technology and media communications. The course aims to enhance the ability of graduates to obtain employment in high technology industries by:

  • Providing the students with the broad range of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in Information Technology
  • Developing the students skills in networking, programming, communication technology,, software engineering and production, and project management.
  • Enhancing the development of the students research, study, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Preparing the student for working life.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Intended Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding:

* Understanding of the infrastructure and technology that enable electronic communication systems to be developed, implemented and operated.
* The ability to study, understand, and manipulate electronic signals and information.
* The ability to understand the nature of information content within all forms of electronic media, its creation, transmission and storage.
* The ability to create bespoke software solutions, test hypotheses through simulation, create interactive interfaces, and develop commercial applications.
* A knowledge and understanding of management theories and techniques prepares students for the commercial workplace, and equips them with the necessary skills to manage tasks, teams, and projects.

Skills

Intellectual Skills

* Manage academic study.
* Evaluate information critically, and provide objective opinions.
* Develop and use problem-solving skills.
* Interpret and integrate diverse information sources to form a coherent understanding of the subject.

Transferable Skills

* Work independently, or as part of a group.
* Use of Information Technology.
* Effective Written and Oral Skills.
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