Aberystwyth University: Advanced Computer Science
|Institution||Aberystwyth University View institution profile|
|Department||Department of Computer Science|
The Department of Computer Science at Aberystwyth has a strong research focus on techniques and applications of intelligent systems, working with many major companies. Our taught Masters degrees draw on this focus, and link to the expertise and interests of the Department. They are designed to meet the needs of both students wanting a foundation for a career in research, and those wanting to expand on their skills to accelerate their industrial career.
Contemporary software is frequently developed to function in distributed systems. Applications are deployed across multiple computers, interacting to provide services and to solve problems in a distributed way. This Masters course is suitable for students intending to pursue a career in the software industry, and is a qualifying Masters Degree for Chartered Engineer status. It can also lead to a career in research.
This degree is ideal for anyone with a first degree in any Computing subject who wishes to accelerate their career as a software engineer. It broadens your experience of the tools, methods and techniques used by professional software engineers, and focuses on the application of advanced software engineering, preparing you for responsible positions in the software industry.
It is available as a one year intensive course, or as a two year course, where the student spends a year gaining valuable experience in the software industry after the taught part of the degree, and can apply that experience to their final dissertation project.
The most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014) assessment found that 100% of the impact research the department of Computer Science undertakes is world-leading or internationally excellent.
Master of Science - MSc (PG)
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Good Bachelors degree (min. 2ii Hons) in computer science or a closely related discipline.
|EU||7800 GBP for Whole course|
|England||7800 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||7800 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||7800 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||7800 GBP for Whole course|
|Channel Islands||7800 GBP for Whole course|
|International||15850 GBP for Whole course|
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