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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The MRes in Visual Computing programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

The MRes in Visual Computing programme at Swansea University is ideal preparation for a related research career or specialist employment in visual computing. Your specific research areas will be computer graphics, computer vision, medical imaging, and scientific visualisation.

You will be self-motivated to undertake substantial individual study, carry out curiosity-driven research to an advanced level, and follow self-study material in advanced topics.

In consultation with your supervisor, you will decide upon your dedicated visual computing topic of research. Your evaluation of current research will be complemented by your own research programme, which is supported by taught courses on useful literature and research skills.

Supervision

  • Research Component

The core element of the MRes in Visual Computing programme at Swansea University  is a substantial project involving cutting edge research. This is an exciting chance for you to undertake new visual computing research which leaves an impact and establishes your academic profile. You will create an abstract of your work, write a scientific paper, deliver a presentation and produce a final dissertation.

  • Taught Component

Alongside the research project you can choose from a range of modules to develop skills in different areas.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (compulsory)
  • Data Visualisation (compulsory)
  • Graphics Processor Programming (compulsory)
  • Research Methodology (compulsory)
  • Visual Computing Project Development (compulsory)
  • Distributed Object-Oriented Programming 10
  • Interaction Technologies: Information Retrieval 10
  • High Performance Computing in C/C++ 10
  • Interaction Technologies: Hardware and Devices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related discipline.
  • IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Funding

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