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University of Dundee

Computing Research

This course is designed for graduates with a good degree in computing or a related subject who wish to gain deep knowledge of research methods and experience of working in an active research environment.

Entry requirements

Class 1 Honours degree (or equivalent award) in computing; information technology; information systems; software engineering or related title; graduates in physics; mathematics or similar disciplines, with programming experience, are also encouraged to apply. IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Modules: computing research frontiers; research methods; selected modules relevant to the chosen research project. Subject to examination performance, you then progress to the individual research project which runs from May to December. You will be based with one of these research groups: accessible computing; augmentative and alternative communication; social inclusion; argumentation technology; computer vision and image processing; space technology; theory of computation.

Assessment methods

The taught modules are assessed by continuous assessment plus end of semester examinations in March/April. The project is assessed by dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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