We welcome applications from 'computer-literate' graduates who have a good honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification in a subject such as Computer Science or a related subject.
Applicants will possess a 2:2 honours degree in computer science, computing or a cognate subject.
Months of entry
The MSc Advanced Computer Science with Placement offers students exposure to key topics that are driving emerging technological developments and trends.
Computer Science is one of the fastest moving academic disciplines and the outcomes of research and innovation in this field could have a massive social impact.
The subject spans all aspects of modern life, and this programme offers you the opportunity to apply new skills and advanced techniques to the area of your choice, whilst allowing you to demonstrate that you are at the forefront of your discipline.
Core to this programme is the opportunity to further develop the scope of your problem solving skills by studying advanced programming languages and new programming paradigms.
You will choose to study optional, research-led modules that allow the freedom to build a distinctive personal portfolio of skills and knowledge. These are structured around advanced topics in the School's three core research areas:
- Complex Systems
- Visual Computing
- Data and Knowledge Engineering
You may choose to apply for a paid 7-12 month professional work placement to be undertaken on completion of Spring semester and before completing the MSc course with a 60-credit dissertation. This provides valuable work experience to develop your IT Professional skills.
Information for international students
If your first language is not English you must provide evidence of competence in English. Our standard requirement is an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no area less than 5.5.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- +44 (0)29 2087 9342