University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Computer Science (Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality)

An advanced education in the most up-to-date aspects of computer science and software engineering, with a special focus on computer graphics and virtual reality. Innovative project work will teach you how to apply your knowledge in the real world.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in computer science or a closely related subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: object-oriented programming and software design; research methods and professional issues; dissertation project; third dimensional (3D) computer graphics; virtual environments and computer games technology. Optional modules: text processing; modelling and simulation of natural systems; speech processing; theory of distributed systems; computer security and forensics; testing and verification in safety-critical systems; intelligent web; machine learning and adaptive intelligence; software and hardware verification; software development for mobile devices; speech technology; natural language processing; java e-commerce; network

Assessment methods

Coursework assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Director
Telephone number: 
0114 222 1800