Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12600
    Tuition (Year)
    4750
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University of South Wales ,
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.
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About

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.

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic 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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12600 International
  • GBP 4750 EU/EEA

Funding

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