Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

Institution
University of Reading · School of Systems Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in computing or a related discipline or relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

* Join the next generation of data scientists high-ranking professionals in the world of big data
* Develop in-depth knowledge on the analysis of data, data-driven knowledge discovery and advanced computing for big data
* Part-time and flexible teaching modes available
* Strong career prospects as big data analytics is the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity

About the Department

Computer Science at Reading

Computer Science offers a challenging, flexible scheme of study that is invigorated by the research interests and expertise of our academics, and by our strong links with local high-tech industry.

Our excellent facilities include approximately 200 workstations with a virtual infrastructure for remote connection to a secure virtual private network, a Powerwall, a walk-in immersive virtual reality system and a big data computing cluster.

Reading is at the centre of the Thames Valley on the M4 corridor, which is a major high-technology hub. Our ideal location provides many links with local industry and global companies. As a result of this, we have a particularly lively programme of both pure and applied research in a diverse range of topics. These include data science, big data analytics, machine learning, computational science and computer vision. We also have excellent placement and graduate job opportunities.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see the website for fee information.
International students
Please see the website for fee information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

flexible
up to 60 months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
flexible
60 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

flexible
60 months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk