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Advanced Computer Science MSc

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc Advanced Computer Science has been developed with input from UK and international organisations to equip you with the cutting-edge practical skills sought by employers.

The fast-paced field of computer science (and the needs of industries and organisations driven by technological development) creates a demand for highly skilled individuals possessing advanced skills and knowledge. Loughborough’s MSc in Advanced Computer Science ensures commercial relevance by drawing on the Department’s established industry connections and research strengths to deliver a programme that will appeal to students seeking to build on a first degree in Computer Science (or comparable discipline involving programming and networking).

This master's degree in computer science offers wide-ranging modules that reflect the expertise of our academic staff. Throughout the programme you will be able to develop your professional skills and specialise in such areas as image processing, multimedia, artificial intelligence, robotics, and theoretical computer science. Your studies will be enhanced by specialist labs for hardware and robotics work as well as the state-of-the-art equipment housed within the £5 million refurbished Haslegrave Building, including a virtual reality system.

As a student of the Department of Computer Science you will enjoy 24-hour exclusive access to computer labs including a designated MSc computer science laboratory supported by a team of systems specialists. You will also gain insights from the cutting-edge research of our academic staff and become part of a rich community that is research active and attracts staff, students and visitors from around the world.

Our strong links with industry put Loughborough at the forefront of technological development and can open up excellent employment opportunities for our students. Cutting-edge research not only informs the curriculum, but also provides opportunities for you to work on collaborative projects with industry partners.

If you are looking to build on your first degree with the deeper knowledge and specialist skills that can help you distinguish yourself in the competitive market for technical sector careers, MSc Advanced Computer Science at Loughborough offers the excellent combination of stimulating programme content, superb facilities and learning resources, and high-quality teaching that has seen the Department receive the highest available commendation from the Quality Assurance Agency.

Who should study this programme?

Our MSc Advanced Computer Science is for students who want to build on a first degree in the subject by developing the knowledge and skills needed to become an effective specialist professional within the computing industries. We will provide you with specialised areas of study so you can understand and apply the theory and practice of a range of advanced computing topics, including image processing, artificial intelligence, robotics and theoretical computer science.

Tuition fees

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£ 25,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 113

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    150 67%

    24th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    41st

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    5th

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