University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Advanced Computer Science

This course is designed to equip computing graduates and practitioners with the advanced knowledge and skills to analyse, model, design, develop, implement and evaluate computer-based systems in a wide range of application environments, to an equally advanced, professional standard, and underpinned by rigorous approaches and methods to systems development. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects and case-studies often within multidisciplinary teams prior to the individual project and dissertation. You will be supported by the best available facilities with state of the art equipment and industry standard software provided in a range of dedicated laboratories. Our specialist facilities allow you to share your learning experience with like-minded staff and students in a friendly environment.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.2) or equivalent in a business or computing/information technology-related subject. Other qualifications and appropriate experience may be accepted for the postgraduate diploma and if successful may continue for the Master's.
Applicants with relevant experience only, who do not hold a degree or equivalent qualification, may be accepted for entry onto the diploma. They will be expected to attend the University for interview. The University welcomes applications from employers for accreditation of work-based learning, enabling flexibility over the duration of the study.

Course modules

The course includes the following modules: Effective research and professional practice; advanced software development; integrative project; web and network services; autonomous and autonomic intelligent systems; parallel computer architectures computer clusters; change and project management; individual project; major research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods reflect the emphasis of the course on the ability to apply knowledge and skills, and are diversely linked to examination, assignment, project work and research/laboratory activities.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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