University of Chester

Advanced Computer Science MSc

The field of computer science has produced some of the most significant advances in modern technology over the last three decades and radically transformed business and industry practices on a global scale. There is a profound need for postgraduate-level practitioners in this discipline.

Entry Requirements

Students are normally required to have a 2:1 honours degree or above in a computer science related discipline. It is also required that any student wishing to enrol on this course must have gained at least 20 credits of programming modules at Level 5 or above.

IELTS: 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill)

Career Prospects

We are here to help you plan your future, make the most of your time at University and to enhance your employability. We provide access to part-time jobs, extra-curricular employability-enhancing workshops and offer practical one-to-one help with career planning, including help with CVs, applications and mock interviews. We also deliver group sessions on career planning within each course and we have a wide range of extensive information covering graduate jobs and postgraduate study.

Students and graduates of the University of Chester can use our services free of charge for up to two years after graduating.

Course Details

The course has a core theme addressing advanced issues in software and algorithmic development, which will equip you to deal with complex problems using a wide range of contemporary techniques. Additionally, the development of a rigorous approach to research and original enquiry will be fostered in our Research Methods and Research Dissertation modules.

Optional modules cover a range of applied topics where the Department has expertise, including data visualisation, virtual reality, computer vision and cybersecurity.

• Algorithmics Compulsory
• Concepts of User Experience Compulsory
• Research Dissertation Compulsory
• Research Methods Compulsory
• Advanced Embedded Systems & Internet of Things Optional
• Bio-Inspired Computing Optional
• Digital Forensics and Incident Response Optional
• Penetration Testing and Active Defence Optional
• Robotics Optional
• Virtual Environments

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