University of Edinburgh
Students on this course study how natural and artificial systems store, process and communicate information. There is choice of courses, spanning established disciplines such as cognitive and computer science as well as emerging areas such as bioinformatics.
The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics or psychology, plus experience in computer programming; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.
Compulsory courses: informatics research review; informatics research proposal; introduction to java programming (for students who do not already meet the programming requirements for the taught Master's); dissertation. Students choose a specialist area within the programme, which determines the choice of a optional courses: analytical and scientific databases; bioinformatics systems and synthetic biology; cognitive science, computer systems, software engineering and high performance computing; intelligent robotics; agents, knowledge and data; learning from data; natural language processing; neural computation and neuroinformatics; theoretical computer science.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 22,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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