At least a 2.1 in Computer Science/Engineering, or a science/engineering degree with significant computing content. Applicants must possess competent mathematical skills. Students who have not studied in English must pass a recognised English test. This is a highly selective Masters Programme. We have only limited number of places available.
Months of entry
The MRes in Natural Computation is a one-year full-time degree for students who have found their undergraduate study stimulating and want to learn in-depth about this emerging interdisciplinary field.
The programme is designed for highly competent students who are keen on research-oriented Masters programmes. It consists of a mini-project in the first semester and a major research project, which will be two-thirds of the entire Masters programme. Students will also study essential Research Skills, and a further 20 credits of optional modules from the following list:
- Introduction to Evolutionary Computation
- Introduction to Neural Computation
- Intelligent Robotics (Extended)
- Intelligent Data Analysis (Extended)
- Planning (Extended)
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Information for international students
International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005