Computer science is one of the fastest growing subjects around the world. From its theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge development in robotics and intelligent systems, it is a wide field which needs an increasing number of suitably educated individuals to support it.In this This Computer Science masters at University of South Wales you’ll learn about abstraction, complexity, evolutionary change, sharing of common resources, security and concurrency.From system functionality to usability and performance, you’ll also be better placed to solve real-life problems with an understanding of how they affect people’s lives.
This postgraduate computing course is delivered in four major blocks to offer an intensive but focused learning pattern. Full-time students will typically spend 12 hours in classes and 24 hours outside of classes each week.
If you choose to study part-time, this is reduced to around six hours each week. You will study through lectures, tutorials, practical sessions, seminars and projects.
You will need to spend a significant amount of time working independently, reading and preparing for assessments. Assessment is primarily by coursework, varying from a research-style paper or essay to practical assignments.
You will also work on a significant research project of your own choice, where strong independent thinking, critical analysis and project management skills will be important.
Graduates with an MSc Computer Science will be suitable for roles in software development, database administration, computer hardware engineering, computer systems analysis, computer network architecture, web development, information security analysis, computer programming and computer networks.
Students who complete computing masters will be educated to a professional standard in a range of fields related to computer science, and will have improved transferable skills including problem solving, communication, team working, effective use of IT facilities and information retrieval.
With training to Masters level now the recognised professional level of competence, graduates will be better placed to pursue careers in industry, or continue their interest in computer science through research at PhD level.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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