University of St Andrews
Networks and Distributed Systems
The course has similar high-level outcomes to advanced computer science, while offering the opportunity to focus on topics in networks and distributed systems, including, for example, network protocols and technologies, mobile systems, multimedia and distributed systems.
A minimum of a UK 2.2 Honours degree, in computer science, from a UK university, or equivalent. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0, or equivalent; IELTS 6.0, or 6.5, or equivalent, is accepted with conditions.
Core modules: Advanced artificial intelligence; advanced networks and distributed systems; advanced software engineering; research, and professional skills in computer science; incorporating training in research techniques; advanced reading. 2 specialised options chosen from: Language and perception; knowledge and reasoning; distributed systems architecture; mobile and multimedia systems; critical systems engineering; software architecture.
MSc: 9 months of ongoing coursework and a supervised dissertation/project of up to 15,000 words.
Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander postgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; SAAS postgraduate funding.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,470 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,750 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|
Postgraduate Secretary for Computer Science