12 months
Duration
24950 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

Designed for computing graduates who wish to differentiate themselves further through an advanced mastery of the discipline, this flagship programme offers exposure to contemporary topics that are driving key technological developments and trends.

Overview

The MSc Advanced Computer Science will offer you exposure to key topics that are driving emerging technological developments and trends.

Computer Science is one of the fastest moving academic disciplines and the outcomes of research and innovation in this field are likely to have a significant social impact.

The subject spans all aspects of modern life, and this programme offers you the opportunity to apply new skills and advanced techniques to the area of your choice, whilst allowing you to demonstrate that you are at the forefront of your discipline.

Core to this programme is the opportunity to further develop the scope of your problem-solving skills by studying advanced programming languages and programming paradigms, and to gain knowledge and skills across a breadth of topics in Computer Science.

You will choose to study optional, research-led modules that allow the freedom to build a distinctive personal portfolio of skills and knowledge. 

Distinctive features

The distinctive features of this course include:

  • A degree designed for computing graduates who wish to differentiate themselves further through an advanced mastery of the discipline.
  • In addition to coverage of core advanced computer science topics, you may select from three research topics in which to specialise (Complex Systems, Visual Computing, Data and Knowledge Engineering).
  • You will undertake an individual research project and complete a dissertation under the supervision of a member of academic research staff. The topic for this will be driven by your own interests.
  • You will be provided with a laptop during induction week that will remain with you throughout the duration of the course.

Programme Structure

For programme structure please visit our website:

Full time - https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-computer-science-msc

Part time - https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-computer-science-msc-part-time

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We allocate places on a first-come, first-served basis, so we recommend you apply as early as possible.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For entry requirements please visit our website:

Full time - https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-computer-science-msc

Part time - https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-computer-science-msc-part-time

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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