MSc Systems Engineering
at Heriot Watt University Dubai
Under Heriot-Watt University
"Systems" are arrangements of electro-mechanical components and are sub-assemblies configured to perform useful work. Typically, industrial manufacturing, power generation, process and refining, aerospace and robotic mechanisms are all considered as engineering systems. The MSc Systems Engineering will provide a multi-disciplinary engineering programme delivered by the Faculty of Engineering. It will contribute to defining and advancing the professional practice of Systems Engineering in the UAE and in the region.
This programme is concerned with the use and application of Information Technology in the specification, design, development and deployment of software engineering. Therefore, the aims are to enable the students to:
Develop detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the main areas of software engineering (including theories, principles and concepts)
Develop and use a significant range of principal and specialist Skills, techniques and practices in the domain of software engineering
Critically review existing practice and develop original and creative solutions to problems within the domain
Communicate and work effectively with peers and academic staff in a variety of tasks, demonstrating appropriate levels of autonomy and responsibility
Plan and execute a significant project of research, investigation or development in a specialist area within software engineering, demonstrating extensive, detailed and critical understanding of that specialism.
1 year MSc (full-time), 2 years (part-time).
-A good first or second class Honours degree in an IT discipline or computing, or a discipline involving a substantial academic component of IT or computing.
-PG Diploma Students who attain a 50% Pass level in the Postgraduate Diploma programme will be offered the chance to complete a Masterís Dissertation to allow them to upgrade their award to an MSc.
-English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).
About - Heriot Watt University Dubai
Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City, offering top quality British education to students and executives from the Gulf and further afield.
At Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career. Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.
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