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MSc Computer Science

UK-based University of Southampton’s Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) School has launched a new MSc programme in Computer Science. The course is of one year duration and allows students to choose modules from more specialist programmes in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Signal Processing, Software Engineering, and Web Science &Technology. Students are required to have at least 70% aggregate in their undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field. English language requirements are set at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6 in any component. For more information on the MSc in Computer Science programme, please visit: http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/programmes/msc_computer_science  Further enquiries can be sent to: global@southampton.ac.uk

Exhibition and Retail design

A two-year postgraduate diploma in retail and exhibition design is being conducted by Maeer’s MIT Institute of Design, Pune. Graduates in any discipline are eligible. Interested candidates can register online. Last date of admission is January 31. Website: www.mitid.edu.in

Design course

Raffles Millennium International, New Delhi, has invited applications for its advanced diploma abd bachelor’s degree in product design, graphic design and multimedia design. High School students with a total aggregate of 60 per cent marks with 70 per cent marks in English can apply. Apply by March 15. For details: www.raffles-millennium-delhi.com

Global MBA degree

Management Development Institute, Singapore (MDIS) has announced a 15 month MBA programme in collaboration with University of Bradford, UK. This management course at MDIS is specially designed for working individuals with minimum 3 years’ work experience in an executive/ managerial position. Students are exposed to  a wide range of latest management skills and techniques for creative thinking, problem solving and decision-making  through  real-life situations. The course commences April 2014 and  scholarships are offered to bright students. For more information log onto: mdis.edu.sg .

Call to UK alumni

British Council aims to keep in touch with all UK alumni to facilitate networking opportunities and engagement through various India-UK programmes. All UK alumni from the year 2000 onwards and currently living/working in and around Mangalore may contact the British Council Chennai office and register their details – course, place and year of study/programme undergone in the UK and current vocation. This applies to all those who have pursued studies, training or any form of academic pursuit, professional or research fellowship or arts residencies through any sponsoring body, scholarship or even self-funding. A networking meeting of all new and recent UK alumni with Mr Paul Sellers, Director, British Council South India is being planned in Mangalore during January 2014. Contact: A J Solomon, Project Manager, British Council Chennai through email aj.solomon@in.britishcouncil.org for more information and registration.

‘Meet the Principal’ tour of ASIS

Anglo Schools International Services (ASIS) - a new federation of British Boarding Schools, is organising a “Meet the Principal” Lecture Tour in eight major cities within the country from January 20th – February 5th, 2014. The tour is to educate people about ASIS and the UK education system, highlighting how a new approach to schooling is needed if young Indians are to prosper on the world stage. In Bangalore it will be held on February 5 at Hotel Chalukya, Basaveshwara Circle from 11 am to 2 pm. ASIS is giving an opportunity to Indian students to secure a place at a world class secondary school in Britain. Entrance exams for the schools start in India in February at Pearson Vue test centres and registrations are now being taken via the ASIS website www.angloschools.co.uk

Online maths contest

Smartur’s Maths Proficiency Test (MPT) is India’s First Online Maths Test conducted for students of classes 6th to 10th at a National Level. The contest is held separately for each class. Students of each class will compete with students from across the country belonging to the same class. The topics for the contest are based on NCERT CBSE curriculum. The contest is open till 31st May 2014 and students can sign up anytime before the end date and participate in the contest. The results will be declared formally by 15th June 2014. For more information, log into www.smartur.com

MSc Leadership and management

The MSc Leadership and Management course by Sheffield University Management School is a one year full-time programme during which students explore cutting edge research in areas such as positive organisational behaviour and authentic and entrepreneurial leadership. The programme has been designed with three distinct features including skill-building and action learning, practical relevance, and research excellence and research led teaching. The programme will have intakes in September 2014. For further information on the programme, please visit: http://www.shef.ac.uk/management/study/msc/courses/msc_leadership. For details contact the programme leader Dr David E Rast at pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk.

Junior research fellow

Applications are invited for the one post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a research project in biological sciences at Bangalore University. Candidates with first class MSc in any one of Biological sciences with specialization in Entomology. UGC/CSIR NET/ Research experience in Cell culture techniques and Molecular biology will be preferred. Interested candidates may send in their application and bio-data by e-mail to puttarajuhp@gmail.com by January 21. The date of interview will be communicated to all the eligible candidates by e-mail.

PG admissions 2014

Indian School of Business and Finance, New Delhi has invited applications for its 1 year Postgraduate programmes in  Diploma for Graduates in Management, Diploma for Graduates in Finance, Diploma for Graduates in Economics,
Eligibility: Graduate or final year student with a full-time bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply. Candidate with good undergraduate degree and good quantitative skills would be preferred. Selection Procedure is Admission is based on good prior academic record and performance in the interview. Apply online: www.applytoisbf.com

Management programme

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Business, Germany offers a 17/21 month master’s programme in management. You can send standarised test results such as GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, etc, by June 16. However, the institute recommends that you finish with these requirements as early as possible. Your GMAT score  counts for 20 per cent of your ranking when selecting a partner university for the semester abroad. Apply by May 5. Details: www.whu.edu/en/programs/master-in-management-msc

Integrated MSc, PhD

The department of chemistry, IIT-Kanpur offers a five-year integrated course, a two-year MSc and a PhD in chemistry, with various specialisations. Admission to the integrated course is through IITJEE and MSc through JAM. Medicinal and biological chemistry is one of the key areas of research undertaken at the institute. It has state of the art lab facilities for use by students and research organisations from outside. Visit: www.iitk.ac.in

Bioinformatics programme

Bioinformatics Institute of India, Noida offers one-year masters in the field of medicinal chemistry and its usage in the industry. aThe mode of teaching is online.  Subjects include drug design and discovery, manufacturing and testing. Visit: www.bii.in

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