University of Sussex
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree. Applicants should have a background in computing, cognitive subjects (such as neuroscience, psychology, linguistics or philosophy) or other disciplines requiring both
numeracy and computer literacy. Mature applicants with relevant experience will also be considered.
Full-time courses: Autumn term: applied natural language processing; intelligent systems techniques; object-oriented programming (students with a high level of programming experience may take advanced software engineering). You also choose 1 option from: artificial life; intelligence in animals and machines; mathematics and computational methods for complex systems; real-world cognition; web computing. Spring term: image processing; machine learning. You also choose 2 options from: adaptive systems; computational neuroscience; generative creativity; neural networks; neuroscience of consciousness; sensory and motor functions of the nervous system; technology-enhanced learning environments. Summer term: you undertake a dissertation project under faculty supervision. There may be opportunities to collaborate in this with an industrial partner. The dissertation offers scope to specialise through research in a chosen topic, and the work of some projects has led to publication in journals and conference proceedings. 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, group projects, presentations 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 (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 17,850 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||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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