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Computer Science, MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MSc in Computer Science is a conversion course, suitable if you have limited knowledge of the subject. It offers a pathway towards deeper learning.

Our brand new £32.5m Computational Foundry lies at the heart of this degree. Sophisticated teaching and research equipment include a Vision and Biometric Lab, a Maker Lab, a Theory Lab, a Cyber Security/Networking Lab, a User Lab and Visualisation Suite.

Through a combination of practical and theory-based learning, you will develop a firm understanding of subjects from software concepts and software engineering principles to big data, web application development and graphics processor programming.

This understanding, together with a substantial project module, puts you in a strong position when it comes to more advanced study or employment.

COMPUTER SCIENCE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Completing this MSc will significantly improve your computer science career prospects. Our graduates often progress to rewarding employment in the field of computer science with a respected employer. Below are recent examples of graduate destinations.

  • Software engineer, Motorola Solutions
  • Change coordinator, Logica
  • Software developer/engineer, NS Technology
  • Workflow developer, Irwin Mitchell
  • IT developer, Crimson Consultants
  • Programmer, Evil Twin Artworks
  • Web developer & web support, VSI Thinking
  • Software developer, Wireless Innovations
  • Associate business application analyst, CDC Software
  • Software developer, OpenBet Technologies
  • Technical support consultant, Alterian
  • Programming, Rock It
  • Software developer, BMJ Group

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Full time | Bay Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module gives an appreciation of of the complexity of real-world databases. It considers some of the problems that can occor in multi-user, multi-transactions situations. It discusses relational and object-oriented databases and covers their design and implementation. Distributed databases and databases linked to the web will also be discussed, as will data warehousing and data mining. Students will gain practical experience in designing and implementing a database.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,550

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or above).