Research course

Natural Computation

Institution
University of Birmingham · Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or another science or engineering subject with a significant computing component.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This multidisciplinary area is the study of computational systems that use ideas and gain inspiration from natural systems. The MRes programme explores current topics in natural computation, such as evolutionary algorithms, co-evolution, evolutionary design, nature-inspired optimisation techniques, evolutionary games, novel learning algorithms, artificial neural networks and theory of natural computation.

There is an increasing need from industry for professionals with knowledge of natural computation techniques. Our graduates develop a solid foundation to pursue a research and development career in industry or further studies.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
msc-admissions@cs.bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 415 8742