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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About This Course

The Computer Science Masters by Research programme is an advanced postgraduate research degree that emphasizes independent study of practice-led research. Working with a supervisor and on a specific subject area the programme allows students to focus on research. The degree exists to train researchers, which can lead onto professional work or used in preparation for a PhD. It can provide useful experience of what a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is like. The programme will follow typical research strategies of the topic of study, including related research, consider ethical viewpoints, look at alternative designs, development and implementation of suitable solutions, and evaluation of the work. As part of the programme, students will be encouraged to write appropriate research papers, publish the results of their research, promote and communicate their research publicly with presentations and conferences.

Research Areas

Choosing your research topic is an important task. Research topics need to be aligned with the topics of the research groups of the School, and aligned with the interests and experiences of a potential supervisor. Applicants should view the research groups of the School, and applicants are advised to identify the name of a potential research supervisor.

Careers

Practice-led research provides opportunities for a wider range of job opportunities. It is highly regarded by employees, because the qualification demands you demonstrate critical thought, analysis, independent research and a deep dive into a particular topic, it will open up opportunities in the job market. It can lead to a particular profession, high-tech start-up, engineering, consultancies, technology companies, financial and business sectors, and other sectors including computer programming, computer games, human computer interaction, web development, interface design, electronics, automotive, electronic manufacturing. The research provides experience to continue to further research study in a MPhil or PhD

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,250per year

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

University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 113 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    110 49%

    94th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    12th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    90th

    55

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