Studying at Masters Level and Research Methods

The Module aims to develop your ability to study at Master’s level and to develop, plan, and execute a project using the processes of research.

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to research, review and critically evaluate current academic literature; demonstrate a critical understanding of a research design and methodological enquiry and to purpose an appropriate research plan, evaluation of the impact of ethical values on academic research. You will also be able to systematically analyse and synthesise researched data and theories.

Module Topics:

Enterprise Networking and Security

This module will teach you about the communications and security that you need to work at management level in Enterprise IT. You’ll explore the concepts of network topologies and protocols, and learn how they are applied to the enterprise. You’ll also learn about the need for systems and network security and develop a clear understanding of the security aspects relevant to enterprise networks.

Database Development

In this module you will develop a critical and in-depth awareness of the theory, concepts, technology, practices, and professional issues involved in the analysis, design, development, deployment, and maintenance to database systems in a global context. You’ll have lots of practical exercises, giving you the opportunity to explore a variety of database products.