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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Computer Science plays a key role in virtually every aspect of modern life, and this integrated Masters level degree is ideal for those wanting to pursue a career where problem solving is based on rigorous scientific principles.We are excellent for career prospects in Computer Science, 6th in the UK for graduate prospects (Guardian University Guide 2020) with our graduates in rewarding careers such as software engineering, big data and data science, security analysis, mobile and emerging technologies. Computer Science at Swansea is ranked 5th in the UK for student satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2020).You will be taught in our new £32.5m Computational Foundry, a world class centre with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research, as well as networking and meeting spaces, which bring students, academics and industry together. The Foundry provides a regional hub to further build our already excellent relationships with global tech companies and local industry, and you will be able to present your work to employers at our Project Fair.On this four-year degree you will have the opportunity to learn about computer graphics, modelling computer systems, software engineering, writing mobile apps, data visualisation and some of the more advanced theoretical aspects of Computer Science.In your final year, you will undertake a large scientific project using problem solving principles, drawing on the research strengths of the department in the areas of human-computer interaction, theoretical computer science and visual computing.Computer Science at Swansea ranks in the top five for student satisfaction with a score of 94% (National Student Survey 2017).Teaching is informed by our world class research, and our team of leading academics includes Professor Matt Jones, Wolfson Research Merit fellow, whose passion is empowering rural digital communities in the developing world and in the UK; and Professor Harold Thimbleby, who designs dependable systems to accommodate human error, especially in healthcare. This degree is also offered as a five-year course, with a year in industry (G847) or with a year abroad (G4G2). “My studies at Swansea have made me well-prepared for my job at 4C Consulting London which is a leading Platinum Sales Force Partner that specialises in building cloud applications. I believe that I would not have landed this job if not for the experience I have gained from my time in Swansea. More specifically, the degree content related fairly closely with the concepts that I practise now.”- Genalyn Estrada, Developer, 4C Consulting, London**We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    14th

    1

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