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Advanced Computing

Imperial College London

  • Eight campuses in and around London, with a 9th west London campus currently under development.
  • Amongst the top tier of scientific, engineering and medical research and teaching institutions in the world. Imperial pays particular regard to the practical application of science, engineering and medicine in industry, commerce and healthcare.
  • UCAS Institution Code: I50
  • Overall CUG League Table Rank: 4th

Key Information

  • Course Duration: 1 year
  • Mode of Study: Full-time
  • Qualification: MSc


  • Home students: £12,500 per whole course
  • Overseas students: £28,200 per whole course

The Course


This course offers students the opportunity to study a wide variety of topics in depth with dedicated experts. It is aimed at students who have a substantial background in computing and who want to study advanced computing concepts and technologies in more depth. This course is suitable for students who are primarily interested in a career orientated towards development and applications in industry.


Compulsory modules: short introduction to prolog; individual project. Optional modules include: prolog; software engineering for industry; separation logic (local reasoning about programs); computing in space with OpenSPL; concurrent processes; medical image computing; privacy enhancing techniques; computational neurodynamics; advanced estimation in robotics; complexity; advanced issues in object oriented programming; knowledge representation; modal logic; cryptography engineering; scalable distributed systems design; large scale data management; body sensor networks in the internet of things; advanced computer graphics; computational finance; parallel algorithms; computing for optimal decisions; intelligent data and probabilistic inference; advanced statistical machine learning and pattern recognition; independent study option.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on dissertation.

Start Dates

  • October 2016


Tel: 020 7594 8303

Postal Address

Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
Kensington and Chelsea

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