MSc in Computing Research

This postgraduate degree is designed for graduates with a good degree in computing or a related subject who wish to gain deep knowledge of research methods and experience of working in an active research environment.

The course runs from 18 January 2016 until 16 January 2017.

The degree consists of a taught part in the January - March semester, with examinations at then end of the semester. Students then undertake an individual supervised project lasting until the end of the course.


Taught component

In the January - March semester, there is a taught component consisting of:

1. Computing Research Frontiers

2. Research Methods

3. Selected modules relevant to the chosen research project

Examinations for these take place at the end of the semester.

Please note that (i) some of the modules in the programme are shared with other M.Sc. programmes and (ii) some of the teaching and resources may be shared with a B.Sc. programme. These joint classes offer a valuable opportunity to learn from, and discuss the material with, other groups of students with different backgrounds and perspectives.

Research project
The taught modules are followed by an individual research project which runs from May to December.

Entry Requirements

For entry requirements and funding options please see the online prospectus page

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