M.Sc. Computer Science

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP12600 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP4750 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
University of South Wales | Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Computer science is the study of theoretical foundations and practical techniques for implementation in computer systems. Despite its short history, computer science has made major contributions to science and society that have transformed the way we live our lives.

Description

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There are many sub-fields of computer science and this course provides an opportunity to study a range of these to an advanced level, with a particular emphasis on application development,network security and artificial intelligence.

You will be taught by an internationally recognised team, drawn from the University’s Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS), the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Paradigms research unit (CSAIP) and the Information SecurityResearch Group.

The skills developed on this course strongly relate to the role of a software developer in a range of specialised areas. For example, business analytics for optimisation is one of the key areas highlighted by e-skills, and this course provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills at the forefront of this field, in addition to practical programming elements.

Students who complete this award will be educated to a professional standard in a range of fields related to computer science, and will have improved transferable skills. These include problem solving, communication, team working, effective use of IT facilities and information retrieval.

With training to Masters level now the recognised professional level of competence, graduates will be better placed to pursue careers in industry, or continue their interest in computer science through research at PhD level.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP 12600 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 4750 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

What you will study
  • Real-time Computer Graphics
  • Software Development
  • Network Security
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Neural Networks
  • Expert Systems
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Project Management
  • Research Project: an investigation of your choice, related to the course
  • MSc Project: the development and evaluation of a significant application or task of your choice, related to the course.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
88

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Requirements

This course is designed for graduates with a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in a computing or strongly related subject. Applicants should be proficient programmers. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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University of South Wales, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of South Wales is one of the largest universities in the UK and the largest in Wales. The University has campuses throughout South Wales, in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd. Our unique locations mean you can enjoy everything the region has to offer – city life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.

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