Advanced Computer Science at University of Chester - UCAS

Advanced Computer Science (Taught)

University of Chester

Degree level: Postgraduate

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Course summary

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The field of computer science has produced some of the most significant advances in modern technology over the last three decades and radically transformed business and industry practices on a global scale. There is a profound need for postgraduate-level practitioners in this discipline. Why Study Advanced Computer Science with us? Our course focuses on the Department of Computer Science’s strengths, providing a cutting-edge curriculum in medical graphics, data visualisation, cybersecurity, discrete optimisation and image processing, in addition to core computer science topics such as algorithm design. There is also a monthly seminar programme in which leading experts present recent findings and introduce contemporary developments in the above and other areas. The Department’s commitment to part-time, evening delivery (as an additional alternative to full-time delivery) is particularly attractive to those in employment wishing to gain a postgraduate qualification. This provision is rare among competing institutions and one that has been successfully delivered at Chester for many years. How will I be taught? The course will be delivered at our modern facilities at Thornton Science Park, which include a VR laboratory, high performance computing facility and cybersecurity laboratories. You will be taught using a mixture of lectures, workshops, seminars and case studies. There are 7½ contact hours per week, and you will be expected to undertake 30 hours of private study per week.

Course details


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Assessment method

Assessment takes place using roughly 30% exams and 70% coursework, although the precise ratio depends on module choices.

Entry requirements

UK/EU Applicants: Students are normally required to have a 2:1 degree or above in a computer science related discipline. It is also required that any student wishing to enrol on this course must have gained at least 20 credits of programming modules at Level 5 or above. International Applicants: See Providers website

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Advanced Computer Science at University of Chester - UCAS