Comments about Advanced Computer Science MSc - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
The MSc in Advanced Computer Science has an excellent record of employment for its graduates. Opportunities exist in fields as diverse as finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, consumer products, and public services - virtually all areas of business and society. Manchester Computer Science MSc programmes are considered among the best in the country and our graduates are actively targeted for the very top jobs in industry and academia.
The MSc is also a route to further study at research level, or to careers in industrial or academic research and development.
Entry requirements: We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in computer science, or in a joint degree with at least 50% computer science content. Applicants with extensive computer science industrial experience and a good honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered for admission.
Advanced Computer Science MSc
Course descriptionThis is a high quality programme aimed at imparting advanced knowledge across a broad range of Computer Science and offering training in advanced skills. It is suitable for those who wish to enhance their computing skills in order to improve their contribution to IT-related industry or to pursue R&D in academia or industry.There are two entry routes into this programme: (1) for those who have studied a substantial amount of Computer Science and (2) a foundation route for others with a good degree in Science or Engineering. See 'Entry Requirements' for further details.Module detailsThe Advanced Computer Science programme offers five specialisations. You may either choose to take a broad based MSc with taught course units and research project drawn from the wide range on offer, or you may choose to specialise in High Performance Computing, Formal Methods, Software Engineering, Advanced Applications or Artificial Intelligence.There are currently 38 course units to choose from, focusing on the research strengths of the School.