Faculty of Technology

Master's Computing Students

Your Induction Week Timetable

  • MSc Computer Network Administration and Management
  • MSc Data Analytics
  • MSc Forensic Information Technology
  • MSc Information Systems

Monday 17 September

9:30am - 11:00am

Lion Gate Building Technology Learning Centre, Room 0.14

ID Check and Campus Card Collection

Please remember to register online before attending this session. You will be required to present your ID (passport, EU identity card or photo driving licence) to confirm your registration. Once confirmed you will be able to collect your Student Campus Card. You are not fully registered until your ID has been checked.

Home & EU Students only

Thursday 20 September

9.00am - 1:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 2.04b

Introduction with Jonathan Crellin, MSc Course Coordinator

  • Introduction to the School of Computing
  • Key resources, facilities and staff
  • Study, assessment, results, extenuating circumstances
  • How exam boards work
  • Personal tutoring
  • Meet your course leader
  • Course student reps
  • Course structures
  • Options (if your course has them)
  • Tour of key resource locations

All Students



2:00pm - 3:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.07

Introduction to IT Resources

This session will introduce key computing facilities used in learning and teaching in the MSc courses.

  • The Learning Management System (Moodle)
  • Google Education resources
  • The student portal
  • Timetables

All Students

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.02

Surgery Session

Any individual queries or problems answered.

Optional, drop-in

Wednesday 19 September

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.07

Introduction to the Module - Interaction in Computer Systems

MSc Information Systems students only

Friday 12 October

9.30am - 3:00pm

Buckingham Building Room 0.20

Masterliness? What is different about studying at Masters level? Going on to PhD study?

The project unit in more detail.

There will be a break in the middle for a networking lunch in which you will meet researchers (staff and students) from the School of Computing.

This session will appear on your timetable as MSc Study Project, but all students should attend

Friday 19 October

9.30am - 10:55am

Buckingham Building Room 0.20

Study Sessions

This is the first of four compulsory study sessions. They aim to encourage you to think about your project as something qualitatively different to your undergraduate project (if you did one).

Each session covers a different aspect of the project and each helps prepare you for the coursework at the end of the year which contributes to your final project mark.

This session will appear on your timetable as MSc Study Project, but all students should attend

11.00am - 12:55pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.07

1.00pm - 3:00pm

Buckingham Building Room 0.20 

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