Learning Outcomes

The programme provides opportunities for learners to achieve the following outcomes:

Knowledge

— Describe the processes that contribute to building computational systems in all it stages.

— Exhibit advanced and state-of-the-art knowledge in research in at least one specialized area within Informatics.

— Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the Informatics research methodologies at a level that permits the student to engage in research in the subject area. 

Skills

— Apply relevant theories and techniques needed at the forefront of professional practice in computational systems design.

— Critically evaluate problems, applications and approaches in specific areas relating to Information Technology and, where appropriate, propose new alternatives

— Illustrate how established techniques of research are used to create and interpret knowledge in the discipline

— Apply current knowledge appropriately and with originality to developing major computational task. 

— Analyse highly complex issues with incomplete data and combine advanced problem-solving skills to construct innovative solutions and proposals relevant to Information Technology.

Aspects of Competency

 

Autonomy and responsibility

— Function autonomously and/or take responsibility for managing professional practices, work, processes or systems, or learning contexts that are highly complex, unpredictable and unfamiliar.

— Applying interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and to interact with groups and individuals at all levels in the information Technology industry.

 

Role in context

— Apply well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and to interact with groups and individuals at all levels.

 

Self-development

— Self-evaluate, develop, and implement further learning consistently, sensitively, and independently.

— Carry out original research at the forefront of knowledge on a relevant Information Technology topic.

— Can consistently and sensitively manage highly complex ethical issues leading to informed, fair and valid decisions.

The British University in Dubai

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