University of Chester - Advanced Computer Science MSc

University of Chester

Advanced Computer Science MSc

Our course focuses on the Department of Computer Science, Electronic and Electrical Engineering’s strengths, providing a cutting-edge curriculum.

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.

Why study this course with us?

This program is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT to partially meet the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Our course focuses on the Department of Computer Science, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering’s strengths, providing a cutting-edge curriculum in medical graphics, cybersecurity, AI, and user experience, in addition to core computer science topics such as algorithm design.

There is also a monthly seminar program in which leading experts present recent findings and introduce contemporary developments in the above and other areas.

The Department’s commitment to part-time, evening delivery (as an additional alternative to full-time delivery) is particularly attractive to those in employment wishing to gain a postgraduate qualification. This provision is rare among competing institutions and one that has been successfully delivered at Chester for many years.

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

The University of Chester has an award-winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences through the curriculum, employer contact, tailored group sessions, individual information, advice and guidance. It is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to personal goals and aspirations, to enable students to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which they will live and work. We provide access to part-time jobs, extra-curricular workshops and practical one-to-one help with career planning, including help with CVs, applications and mock interviews. 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.

Courses Modules

• 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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