University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Computer Science

The course is designed to prepare students for highly skilled programming careers in industry and/or research. It aims to bring students to the forefront of research in these areas, equipping them to take leading roles in software development where the demands of reliability and efficiency are particularly important.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) with evidence of an interest or aptitude for programming. Graduates from a science or engineering background will be considered with a 55 per cent average mark. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Semester 1: Compulsory modules: advanced data structures; programming. Optional modules: advanced computer communications; application programming; autonomous robotic systems; computability; computer graphics; computer vision (level 4); connected computing at scale; decision support methodologies; design ethnography; designing intelligent agents; foundations of programming mini-project; fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic systems games; introduction to human computer interaction; knowledge representation and reasoning; machine learning; mathematical foundations of programming; mobile device programming; operations research and modelling; selected topics in artificial intelligence; simulation for decision support; software engineering; software project management; ubiquitous computing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on an individual project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Taught Courses Administrator, School of Computer Science
Telephone number: 
0115 846 6550