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Full time | Teesside University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course overview

This research-based Computer Science master’s enables you to join one of our research groups where you will be mentored by active researchers and produce a research proposal for a PhD programme.

This course links directly with the research groups within the School. 45% of Computer Science and Informatics research was recognized as world-leading and internationally excellent in REF 2014.You are embedded within a research group upon starting the programme and are mentored by active researchers. You have the support of other researchers through regular research group meetings and you become part of a community of researchers, where collaboration, networking, building relationships and the sharing of ideas takes place.

How you learn:

You learn about concepts and methods primarily through keynote lectures and tutorials using case studies and examples. Lectures include presentations from guest speakers from industry. Critical reflection is key to successful problem solving and essential to the creative process. You develop your own reflective practice at an advanced level, then test and assess your solutions against criteria that you develop in the light of your research.

How you are assessed:

The programme assessment strategy has been designed to assess your subject specific knowledge, cognitive and intellectual skills and transferable skills applicable to the workplace. The strategy ensures that you are provided with formative assessment opportunities throughout the programme which support your summative assessments. The assessments will include assignments, tests, case studies, presentations, research proposal and literature review, and the production of a dissertation. The assessments may include individual or group essays or reports. The assessment criteria, where appropriate, will include assessment of presentation skills and report writing.

Modules

You learn how to put your poster together to include various aspects, such as abstract; experimental design, seminal work already undertaken and expected contributions. You also learn how to get the most from the event, including networking, receiving and managing feedback from peers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a first degree in related discipline (2.2 minimum) or relevant experience or equivalent qualifications.

Department profile

We have a long-established track record of delivering high-quality education, research and consultancy in the fields of computing, engineering and digital technologies. Our School enjoys an excellent reputation for innovation and our teaching staff combine academic excellence, world class research and industrial experience. Many of our staff are leading experts and practitioners in their fields. We offer a broad range of innovative and...more

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more