Online Master's Degree in Computing in United Kingdom

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Online Masters Degree in Creative App Development

Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Online Part time 2 years January 2017 United Kingdom Cornwall

Build your skills by devising creative apps both in solo and co-creative contexts Be taught by specialists in creative computing, interactive and design practice Join an international community of professionals, researchers and creatives [+]

Online Master's Degrees in Computing in United Kingdom. Course overview Mobile apps are now ubiquitous, delivering solutions to modern life. They are a medium for creative and artistic expression, answering everyday problems with clever design and user insights. As an evolving arena that reacts quickly to technological advances, app development offers a wealth of creative opportunity. Falmouth’s MA Creative App Development responds to these shifts. Designed with industry experts, it provides the chance to expand upon your creative skills and take advantage of the opportunities available in this growing field. Structured according to workplace demands, you’ll find an emphasis on live briefs and the application of practical skills. Modules are taught by specialists in creative computing, interactive and design practice; while online software tutorials will enable you to develop projects and assemble your professional portfolio ahead of graduation. Level: 7 Duration: 2 years Mode of study: Flexible learning Who is this course for? This course prepares you for the demands of app development, whether you want to break into the industry, or already work in the software sector. Here we promote creative solutions to meet a range of platform and audience needs. Informed by critical thinking and research, our approach helps deliver high impact apps. Typical applicants may be: Working in computing and software development and looking to explore new possibilities Artists, audio specialists and designers interested in technology focused content creation are also welcome The course enables you to respond creatively to change and has been designed to support a wide range of career aspirations within the field of app development and beyond. Course content You will need to complete four 30-credit modules and one 60-credit project (180 credits in total). App development synergies 30 credits Individual design and development project 30 credits Co-creation design and development project 30 credits Live brief design and development project 30 credits Major project 60 credits Assessments Coursework assessment with no formal examinations Portfolios, projects and live online presentations Assessments are designed to support creative and professional practice How you study You may choose to: Study entirely online without attending any face-to-face workshops Study online and attend optional residential workshops held biannually at various locations such as the UK, Asia or the Middle East. A typical workshop will start on Friday and end on Monday. Falmouth will aim to provide information regarding these residential opportunities around 4 months in advance so that you have plenty of time to arrange attendance Learning activities There will be guided learning activities consisting of: Concise online presentations to introduce key concepts Small group and class discussions and crits to facilitate interaction and dialogue Online critiques to test assumptions, ideas and to receive feedback from peers and tutors Individual and group tutorials throughout the course Independent study Self-evaluation and peer feedback Financing your studies You can take advantage of: Falmouth Flexible Scholarship: Maximum £3,300 per eligible student Alumni discount (15% to Falmouth alumni) Please check online regarding application deadlines for scholarships. For more information about these scholarships and other financial assistance, please call us on +44 (0)1223 447713 How to apply For full details of how to apply please visit our website www.flexible.falmouth.ac.uk Submit a copy of your first degree certificate or Level 6 equivalent qualification and your IELTS/TOEFL certificate if English is not your first language Submit a description of your experience, motivations for studying the course, how you believe it will develop your career and aspirations All applications are considered on an individual basis. Invitations for online interviews may be made on an evaluation of your application. Late applications may be considered if places are available. Please contact us for FREE advice. Call 0800 5999123 or +44 (0)1223 447713 [-]