Taught course

Computer Science

Institution
Bangor University · School of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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. 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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. Course Topics: Data networks and communications, project foundations and management tools, broadband communication systems, technologies for Internet systems, agent technologies and Artificial Intelligence, introduction to distributed systems and mobile systems, project and dissertation.

Information for international students

Applicants from overseas must, in addition, demonstrate competence in English to an acceptable level: IELTS score of 6.0 overall and no element under 5.5 or undertake an appropriate ELCOS (Bangor University’s English Language School) pre-session course to achieve the required English language level.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
cs-pg-admissions@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 382683