University of Chester

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Computer Science (Taught)

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Course summary

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 this course 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.

Course details

Modules

Please see our website for the most up to date module information: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/advanced-computer-science/201810

Assessment method

You will be taught using a mixture of lectures, workshops, seminars and case studies. Assessment takes place using roughly 30% exams and 70% coursework, although the precise ratio depends on module choices.


Entry requirements

Students are normally required to have a 2:1 honours 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. Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see our website for current fee information https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2022-23
Advanced Computer Science at University of Chester - UCAS