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MScAdvanced Computer Science

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £14,500.00 per year
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Overview

Develop expertise in contemporary design and practice within computer science. You graduate with the ability to explore further how technology influences people’s lives.

Our MSc Advanced Computer Science provides you with the flexibility to master the areas of computing that interest and excite you most. You choose from a range of topics including:

- Intelligent systems and robotics
- Machine learning and data mining
- Human language understanding and text processing
- Computer game development
- Cloud and web technologies
- Computer security
- Evolutionary computation

Our School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s computer scientists are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top scientists, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.

We are ranked Top 10 in the UK in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities, with more than two-thirds of our research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent (REF 2014).

Programme structure

Year 1

MSc Project and Dissertation
Professional Practice and Research Methodology
Group Project
Computer Security (optional)
Intelligent Systems and Robotics (optional)
Text Analytics (optional)
Advanced Web Technologies (optional)
Mobile & Social Application Programming (optional)
Information Retrieval (optional)

Career opportunities

Our graduates have achieved success in a variety of professions. Many have pursued careers in computing and information technology, while others have gone on to work in research organisations or become university academics.

Our recent graduates have progressed to a variety of senior positions in industry and academia. Some of the companies and organisations where our former graduates are now employed include:

Electronic Data Systems
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Bank of Mexico
Visa International
Hyperknowledge (Cambridge)
Hellenic Air Force
ICSS (Beijing)
United Microelectronic Corporation (Taiwan)

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Pre-deadline
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Africa/Abidjan time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Africa/Abidjan time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States