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MScEnterprise Systems and Database Administration

Tuition fee £11,700.00 per year
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This programme is aimed at students who require both academic and technical training in advanced information technology. It is designed to meet the needs of practising IT professionals and to foster an appreciation of the theoretical foundations and academic framework for such personnel. It also provides an entry point to the IT industry for graduates by supplying high-level technical training to supplement the academic content.

The programme is of particular interest to those who wish to develop enterprise-level database systems. It is supported by Oracle technology, which is widely used in industry for a diverse range of information needs. Those working in the IT industry, as well as anyone seeking a higher academic qualification in database technology and information systems, gain practical skills in Oracle technology (which are in short supply) and are able to develop database systems using the latest technology. Students also acquire the project management skills necessary for IT consultancy and strategic decision making.

Through our short course centre opportunity may also be provided to study for the following professional qualifications: Microsoft Technology Associate Exams; Certified Professional Java SE Programmer; Java Certified Associate; Oracle Certified Associate (OCA).

Programme structure

Project and Dissertation (60 credits)
Database Architectures and Technology (15 credits)
Database Tools (15 credits)
Data Warehousing (15 credits)
Enterprise Systems Integration (15 credits)
Systems Administration and Security (15 credits)
User-Centred Web Engineering (15 credits)
One 15-credit option from: Big Data; Enterprise Software Engineering Development; Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
One 15-credit option from: Programming Enterprise Components; Network Architectures and Services, System Modelling (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme can pursue careers as database administrators, IT consultants, systems and network administrators or Oracle developers. Opportunities exist to develop a career working as independent consultants or within teams in diverse areas such as banking IT support systems, networking, business and IT, research, teaching and training.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States