Advanced Computing Science, M.Sc. | University of East Anglia | Norwich, United Kingdom
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Program your future, just the way you want it. Whether you’re an aspiring programmer, software engineer, data or computer scientist, this Advanced Computing Science Masters at the University of East Anglia is the ideal opportunity to set yourself apart from other graduates.     

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Overview

From day one you’ll be immersed in the expertise of our world-leading research team who are working at the cutting edge of computing science.

In the Advanced Computing Science course from the University of East Anglia , you’ll study key core subjects including our flagship module Advanced Programming Concepts and Techniques. Your lectures for this important area will cover historical, established and upcoming programming languages, functional languages, assembly and intermediate languages, code optimisation, high performance computing, software testing and modern frameworks. The finale of this module will see you produce a prototype of a professional standard software product to tackle a real world problem. You’ll develop this in groups or individually, following industrial software engineering practice and guidelines.

Your compulsory Research Techniques module will help you master crucial skills such as writing scientific reports and analysing and critically reviewing scientific publications. You will also develop your ability to analyse and process big data resources using basic and advanced statistical methods.

It’s all brought to life in our specialist MSc lab with state of the art computers and high-end graphics cards. You will also be able to use our motion capture studio, 3D printer, 3D stereoscopic monitors, humanoid robots, haptic feedback devices and mainstream Virtual Reality (VR) hardware.

Thanks to our strong ties with the IT and computing industries, we are able to shape our course content and coursework projects based on current trends and real-world problems. This ensures that your experience is aligned with the industries that you may well be moving into after your course.

Careers

  • Web and software development
  • Applications programming
  • Software engineering
  • IT consultancy
  • Industries reliant on computing (eg finance, automotive, electronics, retail, government, police)
  • Research position in R&D department of a company or higher education

Accreditation

This course has been accredited by the British Computer Society for full CITP and partial CEng. Accreditation meaning that a candidate has fully or partially fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng) and / or a Chartered Scientist (CSci) and / or Registered IT Technician (RITTech).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced programming concepts and techniques
  • Dissertation
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data Mining
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Research Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Subject Computer Science or a related subject.
  •  Degree Classification Bachelors degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent).
  • Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date.  
  • We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.  
  • Tuition Fee

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      22900 GBP/year
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      Based on the tuition of 22900 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • National

      11000 GBP/year
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      Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Norwich

    609 - 1044 GBP /month
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