Advanced Computer Science MSc

Overview

Course facts

  • Name: Advanced Computer Science
  • Qualification: MSc
  • Duration: 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

The Advanced Computer Science course builds on the foundations of a CS undergraduate programme, exploring more advanced topics such as high-performance computing and augmented/mixed/virtual reality. Students delve into the inner workings of these technologies and learn to exploit them for next-generation applications. This is all supported by our continuing commitment to professionalism and ethics, allowing the next generation to make the most appropriate choices when deploying technology to the world’s problems.

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Course Content

Indicative Course Content:
• Advanced Machine Learning
• Embedded Systems
• Ethics, Data & Security
• High Performance Computing
• Information Visualisation
• Introduction to Machine Learning & Analytics
• Prototyping & Fabrication
• XReality
• MSc Research Project


Students are expected to engage in near or actual state-of-the-art research and present this work as a written dissertation.

Modules for the current academic year

Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Advanced Computer Science Modules page.

Entry Requirements

A recognised undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field at Second class minimum, or international equivalent.
Applicants from overseas must also demonstrate competence in English to IELTS 6.0, with no individual component below 5.5.

International Students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Ask the IEC for assistance...

If you want advice or a general chat about what’s available contact the International Education Centre on +44 (0) 1248 382028 or email international@bangor.ac.uk

Apply

How to Apply

Home/EU students

Home/EU students: apply online yourself with the help of our Guidance Notes on online application for Home/EU students. We strongly recommend you read these before you start to apply online.

Apply online

Once you have read the Guidance Notes you should apply using our Online Application form.

Need help applying? Home/EU students please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions: postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk or write to:

Admissions Office
Bangor University
Gwynedd
LL57 2TF

Telephone: +44 (0)1248 383717.

International students

  • Agents: if you are an agent applying on behalf of the student, then you can Apply here. For further guidance click here

Need help applying? International students please contact:

International Education Office: international@bangor.ac.uk or write to

International Education Centre
Bangor University
Gwynedd
LL57 2DG

Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 382028

When to apply

The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June to ensure that you have time to make any funding and/or accommodation arrangements, and for documents such as transcripts and references to be obtained if not submitted with the application. This will also give you more time to meet any conditions we may potentially attach to an offer.

Careers and Employability

Computer Science at Bangor is regularly ranked amongst the top universities in the UK for employability according to league tables. Computer Science helps to foster collaborations with local IT companies. There are also many opportunities in the IT industry in many sectors due to the presence of a comparatively high number of IT companies and SMEs locally.

Further information

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