Swansea University

Swansea University

Computer Science

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This course is aimed at graduates from a wide range of disciplines and for those who are looking to change direction, fulfill the needs of a chosen career, or require a solid foundation in computer science. Over the duration of the course applicants will study a variety of modules taught by academic staff that are part of internationally renowned research groups. The course is also regularly updated to ensure that it keeps pace with the rapid developments in computer science.

Course modules

Modules typically include: programming in Java; computer system concepts; computer science project research methods; software concepts and efficiency; software engineering principles; big data and machine learning; computer vision and pattern recognition; critical systems; data visualisation; graphics processor programming; hardware and devices; human computer interaction; IT security theory and practice; logic in computer science; modelling and verification techniques; operating systems and architectures; software testing; web application development; high performance programming in C/ C++; relational and object oriented database systems; embedded systems.

Assessment methods

On the course you will be assessed by a combination of written examinations, coursework and a Dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,150 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,150 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Department of Computer Science
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