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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc in Computer Science aims to provide an intensive, professionally-oriented introduction to computing for able graduates in other disciplines, especially the humanities, to enable them to enter the software industry. No previous experience of computing is required.

Overview

Topics you may study on this course include computer programming, data management and intelligent systems. Recent MSc project topics include: machine learning for the internet of things, augmented reality applications for tourism, analysis and management of agricultural emissions data, network intrusion detection and supply chain management.

Advanced Software Engineering

Focuses on current issues in the field of Software Engineering with significant emphasis is placed on student discussion and peer review.

Agile Software Development Project

Will give you a strong foundation in agile software engineering that will inform their software development practice and prepare them to work in the software industry.

Fundamentals of Intelligent Systems

Introduces the key ideas in Artificial Intelligence and ensures all students are at roughly the same level before moving on to the specialist modules.

Employability

You will be introduced to programming to learn the foundational skills that you can expand and apply in the more advanced modules including Advanced Software Engineering and an Agile Software Development Project. The course also includes introductions to other important areas of Computer Science like Artificial Intelligence and data management.

The range of careers to which our graduates advance is vast and continuously expanding. Recent graduates have found employment with companies such as Google, MarkLogic, and investment banks.

Some have become product managers, and other have set up their own companies.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,350per 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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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 113 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 54%

    73rd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    49th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    10th

    7

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