In recent years, cloud computing has evolved as a promising large-scale distributed computing infrastructure for scientists and engineers around the world to share resources on the internet including computers, software, data and instruments. Lots of data centres are available for people to use computing resources in a cost effective way. Recently big data is continuously receiving a significant effort from the industry facilitating data analytics in cloud hosted data centres.
On the MSc in Distributed Computing Systems Engineering at Brunel University Londo you’ll develop the advanced technical and professional skills necessary for an enhanced career in industry or research related to software engineering and distributed systems.
You’ll have access to specialist technical facilities where you’ll work on your lab exercises. The latest industry standard engineering software packages are available for you to use in modern computer laboratories.
During your studies, you will benefit from guest lectures delivered by industry professionals. You’ll participate in conferences and deliver poster presentations on your research work. This allows you to network and exchange ideas with experts in distributed and embedded systems.
Careers and your future
With expertise in key distributed computing and embedded systems, our graduates are highly employable, particularly in industries associated with the development of distributed and embedded systems.
They work is sectors such as software engineering, distributed systems, high performance computing, big data analytics, intelligent systems, and embedded systems.
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- Computer Networks
- Network Security and Encryption
- Distributed Systems Architecture
- Project and Personal Management
- High Performance Computing and Big Data
- Software Engineering
- Embedded Systems Engineering
- Intelligent Systems
- 18 months
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DisciplinesIndustrial & Systems Engineering General Engineering & Technology Computer Sciences View 513 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Kingdom
- A 2:2 (or above) UK honours degree,or equivalent overseas qualification, in Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Computing and Information Systems; Electronic Engineering; or a related subject.
- Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.
- Basic programming skills are required.
International19280 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19280 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
EU/EEA9370 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9370 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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