Swansea University

Swansea University

High Performance and Scientific 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). The MSc in High Performance and Scientific Computing is for you if you are a graduate in a scientific or engineering discipline and want to specialise in applications of High Performance computing in your chosen scientific area. During your studies you will develop your computational and scientific knowledge and skills in tandem helping emphasise their inter-dependence. On the course you will develop a solid knowledge base of high performance computing tools and concepts with a flexibility in terms of techniques and applications. You will take core computational modules in addition to specialising in high performance computing applications in a scientific discipline that defines the route you have chosen (Biosciences, Computer Science, Geography or Physics). You will also be encouraged to take at least one module in a related discipline.

Course modules

Modules typically include: data visualisation; graphics processor programming; high performance computing in C/ C++; numerics of ODEs and PDEs; operating systems and architectures; partial differential equations; programming in C/C++; software engineering; software testing.

Assessment methods

Research Project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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