To be accepted onto this degree programme candidates should hold an Honours degree in Computer Science or a related scientific discipline, at a 2.2 level or higher or the international equivalent. Applicants with initial degrees in other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis, with the assessment based on the applicant’s potential to succeed on, and benefit from, the course.
Months of entry
This course takes an immersive approach to learning both the principles and practices of computer systems with much of the material based around examples and practical exercises. Students completing this course will have a firm grasp of the current practices and directions in computer systems and will be able to design and build for example, distributed systems for the Web using Internet, Intranet and other technologies.Programme Objectives
- To provide the foundations for understanding of core ideas, methods and technologies in computer science.
- To provide the technical skills and background material so that the postgraduate will be able to conduct a near state-of-the-art research or development project;
- To provide the graduate with a range of specialist and transferable skills;
- To provide the educational base for further professional development and lifelong learning.
All students are assigned a designated supervisor, an academic member of staff who will provide formal supervision and support on a daily basis.
The School’s Director of Postgraduate Studies will ensure that the appropriate level of support and guidance is available for all postgraduate students, and each Course Director is available to help and advise their students as and when required.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
Information for international students
Applicants from overseas must, in addition, demonstrate competence in English to an acceptable level:
- TOEFL: minimum score of 560, with a TWE written score of 4, or
- IELTS score of 6.0 overall and no element under 5.5 or
- Cambridge Proficiency Higher.
- Or undertake an appropriate ELCOS (Bangor University’s English Language School) pre-session course to achieve the required English language level.
For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)1248 382686