Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

Institution
University of St Andrews · School of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or strongly related discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Advanced Computer Science is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Computer Science. The course consists of two semesters with taught components followed by an 11-week project leading to the submission of a 15,000-word dissertation in August.

Highlights

  • The course is designed to be flexible to allow students the freedom to pursue their own interests within computer science.
  • Students are able to easily change to other specialist MSc programmes offered by the School.
  • Students undertake a significant project, including a wide-ranging investigation and a substantial software development, leading to their dissertation, which enables them to consolidate and extend their specialist knowledge and critical thinking.
  • Students have 24-hour access to modern computing laboratories, provisioned with dual-screen PC workstations and group-working facilities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
msc-admin-cs@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 3253