Computer systems affect every part of our daily lives and are used in every conceivable type of organisation. These systems are highly interdisciplinary with historical roots in mathematics, physics and electronics.
Computer Systems have become an increasingly important part of our society and our working lives. Virtually all modern organisations rely heavily on computer systems, creating a huge demand for suitably qualified computing professionals.
The MSc Applied Informatics programme will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in computing areas such as finance informatics, information systems or telecommunications.
During the programme, you will conduct a 6-month extensive research project of your choice that leads to submission of a dissertation.
This programme also offers XJTLU-JITRI joint supervision pathway which leverage the strength from both XJTLU and the research institutes and leading enterprises of Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI) to promote in-depth integration between industry, education and research. Through the unique training model integrating specialised module study, industrial research practice and dual supervision mechanism, we aim to cultivate cross-disciplinary talents who are innovative, application-oriented and with high-level international perspective.
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By the time you graduate from the MSc Applied Informatics, you will have:
The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.
Graduates from this programme are well prepared for roles such as systems analyst, manager, software engineer, application architect, developer and project leaders in the IT industry. The programme also offers a solid foundation for graduates interested in pursuing a PhD programme either in China or abroad.