The MRes Computer Science programme is designed to develop your understanding of the research process.
We are living in a world where computer science has transformed almost every aspect of our daily lives. This rapidly changing field is always looking for innovative professionals who can improve the way people work and live.
The MRes Computer Science programme provides you with the knowledge and skills to work at the industry forefront. It aims to develop and enhance your research skills while allowing you to explore a specific field, such as artificial intelligence, visual analytics, big data analytics, robotics, virtual/augmented/mixed reality and so on.
The programme will prepare you for the IT industry or industrial research and development. Graduates can also pursue a PhD degree and further their academic careers.
By the time you graduate from the MRes Computer Science programme, you will have:
The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.
Graduates from this programme will be well-prepared for positions such as research and development engineer, systems developer and project leader in IT companies. The programme also offers an ideal foundation to pursue a PhD degree and a career in academic research.