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MSc Internet of Things

We live in a world of billions of connected things. Smart cities, health and automotives are the future. Learn the skills to become a professional in an industry forecast to be worth £1 trillion.

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Sandwich (Thick) out of college., Part-Time

Why study MSc Internet of Things at BU?

  • Learn strong technical, creative and intellectual skills to meet the need of a computer industry expanding into ubiquitous network devices  
  • In a world with 20.4 billion connected things, there is a skills gap for IoT professionals with knowledge of programming, data management/visualisation and security 
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to manage real business activities through an IoT infrastructure and its impact on society 
  • Opportunity to choose option units in Cloud Computing and Smart Systems and to explore an area of interest through research as part of your individual Master's Project 
  • Use the opportunity of international placements and our career support to enhance your employability and work in a global environment 
  • Develop your technical abilities and the confidence to lead technological change. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Career opportunities

IoT will change the way we think about life and work. Global industries such as manufacturing, transportation, logistics, defence, agriculture, infrastructure, retail, healthcare and food services, are already investing heavily in developing their own IoT infrastructures. Work in an area of growth within the fast-developing Internet of Things with employment opportunities constantly evolving. 
 

Key information

Next start date:

September 2021, January 2022, September 2022

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

September start: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time or 2 years full-time with a 30-week placement, January start: 16 months full-time, 32 months part-time or 24 months with a 30-week placement

Relevant subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or above. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

Entry requirements

Your application

Placements

The optional placement provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain first-hand industry experience and apply the learning that you have achieved through the course. The placement can be paid employment but voluntary work can be just as enjoyable.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

Careers

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Course changes

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