Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Internet and Media Clouds

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in both Internet and media cloud technologies and benefit from research-informed teaching through latest technology development outcomes in both areas.

MSc

Internet and Media Clouds

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in both Internet and media cloud technologies and benefit from research-informed teaching through latest technology development outcomes in both areas.

Programme information

This programme will provide you with knowledge and expertise in Internet and media clouds. It has been designed to give you a deep understanding of the Internet and communication networks, media clouds for storage and processing of Big Multimedia Data, as well as Future Internet architectures with media cloud structures and other related application areas.

This programme will help you understand how cloud technologies can be used in a co-operative way to assist the Future Internet services. This will lead to triggering of further research in the area, benefitting those of you who engage with this programme.

Core study areas include: collaborative project; fundamentals of multimedia signals and processing; Internet and communication networks; media cloud applications and services; cloud technologies and systems; an individual project (which can be a dissertation, or business plan or placement project).

Optional study areas include: content and network security; internet of things and applications; introduction to programming and matlab.

Subject Enhancement areas include: design thinking; media and creative industries: context and practices; media and creative industries: critical perspectives; leadership models and practices: applications to a sport context; principles of entrepreneurship and innovation; analysing the construction of leadership for a sport context.

Assessment

Modules are assessed primarily by exams and may also include a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments.

Entry qualification

Minimum of a lower second class honours degree in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related degree preferably with industrial experience from a UK university, or an equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University. 

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Careers and further study

Taking this programme will provide you with highly desirable knowledge to develop your job prospects in the rapidly changing field of technology. You may enter a career in technology companies engaged with large scale media data processing and Internet based services, including cloud processing and storage.

Programme modules

Core Modules

  • Collaborative Project
  • Fundamentals of Multimedia Signals and Processing
  • Internet and Communications Network
  • Media Cloud Applications and Services
  • Cloud Technologies and Systems
  • Individual project, dissertation, business plan or placement
  • Second Subject Module

 Optional Modules

  • Content and Network Security
  • Internet of Things and Application
  • Introduction to Programming and MatLab
For more module information, please visit the London website

Apply now

We are delighted that you are considering Loughborough University in London as your postgraduate destination.

We have a long tradition of producing graduates who are highly sought after by employers.

Our programmes begin in September 2015 and we are now taking applications. We advise you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. You do not have to have completed your first degree to submit an application.

All applications for postgraduate degrees should be made online. For further advice and guidance on how to make a successful application, and access to the Application Portal please visit www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/postgraduate/