University of Sussex
Advanced Computer Science
A 1st or upper 2nd Class undergraduate Honours degree. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in computing, science, mathematics or engineering with significant computing experience are ideally suited to this course. Mature applicants with relevant experience will also be considered.
Autumn term: Advanced software engineering; topics in computer science. You also choose 2 options from cryptography; e-business and e-commerce systems; human-computer interaction; web computing. Spring term: Web applications and services. You also choose 3 options from: Adaptive systems; advanced digital communication; image processing; machine learning; multimedia design and applications; technology-enhanced learning environments; web 3D applications. Summer term: You undertake supervised work for the MSc dissertation. This may be research or commercially driven, but usually requires background research and a significant practical element, which may be focused on a software development, an experimental study or theoretical analysis. Part-time courses: Year 1: in each of the autumn and spring terms you take 2 modules. In the summer term you undertake work on the dissertation. Year 2: In each of the autumn and spring terms you take 2 modules. In the spring and summer terms you complete work on the dissertation.
You are assessed by coursework, unseen examinations, essays, programming projects, and a 12,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 18,300 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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