Research course

Visual Computing

Institution
Swansea University · College of Science
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related discipline. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

TThe MRes Visual Computing is an ideal preparation for following a career of research or specialism within the area of study. In particular the MRes in Visual Computing seeks to prepare you for further research in the areas of Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Medical Imaging, and Scientific Visualisation. This course is accredited by the British Computer Society.

In addition to the research project, you can choose from a range of modules that provide skills and development training in different areas.

Modules available currently include:

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (compulsory)
  • Data Visualisation (compulsory)
  • Graphics Processor Programming (compulsory)
  • Research Methodology (compulsory)
  • Visual Computing Project Development (compulsory)
  • Distributed Object-Oriented Programming
  • Interaction Technologies: Information Retrieval
  • High Performance Computing in C/C++
  • Interaction Technologies: Hardware and Devices

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Computer Science Admissions Tutor
Email
compsci-admissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295142