Swansea University

Swansea University

Visual Computing

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 programme is an ideal preparation for following a career of research or specialism within the area of study. In particular the MRes in Visual Computing seeks to prepare you for further research in the areas of Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Medical Imaging, and Scientific Visualisation. Students will decide upon a topic of research in discussion with their supervisor in an exciting and recent area of visual computing. In collaboration with supervisors, students will evaluate current research and carry out individual research programmes. The research programme is supported by taught courses covering useful literature and skills.

Course modules

In addition to the research project, students choose from a range of modules that provide skills and development training in different areas. Modules available currently include: computer vision and pattern recognition; data visualisation; graphics processor programming; research methodology; visual computing project development; distributed object-oriented programming; interaction technologies: information retrieval; high performance computing in C/C ++; interaction technologies: hardware and devices.

Assessment methods

Assessment by a combination of written examinations, coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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