Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

Swansea University · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 honours degree or above in Computer Science or related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

On the MSc in Advanced Computer Science course you will be thoroughly prepared for a career in IT or related industries. The course is for you if you are a Computer Science graduate or if you have gained experience of computing and programming in a different first degree. Willingness to work hard and an ability to problem solve are equally important for this MSc.

Modules typically include:

• Web Application Development

• Computer Vision

• Critical Systems

• Data Visualisation

• Design Patterns and Generic Programming

• Distributed Object-Oriented Programming

• Embedded Systems

• Graphics Processor Programming

• High Performance Computing in C/C++

• Hardware and Devices

• Human Computer Interaction

• Big Data and Machine Learning

• Logic in Computer Science

• Modelling and Verification Techniques

• Operating Systems and Architectures

• High Performance Programming in C and C++

• Software Testing

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


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Philip Jarman
+44 (0)1792 295142