Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Computer Science

This Masters degree is designed to broaden understanding and knowledge of computing science, and enhance the ability to apply this within industry or commerce. The course will equip you with professional and research skills and will explore the social, legal and ethical aspects of computer science. The optional modules will allow you to develop key skills in the different branches of computer science such as programming, multimedia, web, games, and Android and mobile application development.

Course modules

Modules include: Personal development and research methods; dissertation. Optional modules include: low-level game programming; advanced game programming concepts; computer graphics; object oriented software systems engineering; mobile applications and systems; mobile computer communications systems; network systems and technologies; interaction design; internet applications; forensic computing concepts; methods and issues of e-investigation; multimedia research; strategic planning and systems development; advanced computing investigation topics; enterprise applications; survey design and statistical data analysis; knowledge management; database design and development; media editing and multimedia applications; programming for web applications; web multimedia; game engine programming; low-level game programming; advanced game programming concepts; game industry software development practice; game artificial intelligence.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2017 GBP 7,200 per (Year 1) 4 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2017 GBP 12,300 per (Year 1) 4 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,300 per (Year 1) 18 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,200 per (Year 1) 18 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2018 - 4 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 18 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2018 - 4 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 18 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) ST4 2DE West Midlands

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