Royal Holloway, University of London
Computer Science (MSc by Research) matches up students with experts in one of six research disciplines for one year of intensive supervised training; the course is aimed at recent graduates who have achieved a good 1st degree and are looking for the opportunity to do in-depth research in a chosen topic under the guidance of an expert in the area; this course is also be of interest to people wishing to acquire research skills after a period of employment.
A minimum of a 2:1 UK Honours degree in a relevant subject or overseas equivalent.
Modules may include: Bioinformatics (biological sequence analysis) constraints; discrete optimisation; distributed and global computing; intelligent agents and multi-agent systems; machine learning; programming languages and compilers.
Assessments are based primarily on the chosen research project, the centrepiece of the course, which counts for 75% of the total mark for the MSc; it consists of sizeable, structured piece of individual research; the project itself should normally be in a research area associated with the strand that the student has followed during the first term; the other 25% of the total mark is based on coursework and a presentation.
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|Royal Holloway||Egham||TW20 0EX||South East|
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Department of Computer Science