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MScNetworks and Performance Engineering

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
Tuition fee £13,500 per year
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Global markets are demanding greater numbers of professionals with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in computing engineering, networks and performance engineering, software development, and industrial information systems applications. In particular there is a great need to produce postgraduates with in-depth knowledge and skills in the design, development, tuning and upgrading of computer, communication and software systems which meet performance objectives.

Our pioneering course will equip you to use modelling and quantitative analysis techniques to predict and evaluate performance implications of design and implementation decisions.

The techniques covered are equally applicable to careers in manufacturing, vehicle and people movement, and logistics. Within these industries, the application of performance modelling and engineering is key, and there is strong demand for graduates with strategic skills to investigate the effects of changes of operational parameters on a system’s behaviour.

Programme structure

Modules: © = Core (O) = Option

Semester 1 (60 Credits – 3 x © Modules):

Software Development (20 Credits) ©
Networks and Protocols (20 Credits) ©
Networks Performance Modelling and Analysis (20 Credits) ©

Semester 2 (60 Credits – 1 x © Module and 2 x (O) Modules):

Software (Performance) Engineering Group Project (20 Credits) ©
Advanced Simulation and Modelling (20 Credits) (O)
Real-Time Systems (20 Credits) (O)
Reliability Modelling and Analysis (20 Credits) (O)

End of Semester 2 onwards (60 Credits – 1 x © Module):

Dissertation (60 Credits) ©

Career opportunities

Many of our graduates have moved on to roles in the computer and telecom industries, especially the rapidly-developing highspeed networks such as mobile and wireless ad hoc networks, as well as all optical networks

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States