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  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA 3.2/4 or equivalent) with computing as a major subject.
  • Academic Title
    Information Retrieval Systems (MRes)
  • Course description
    MRes: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
    PgDip: 9 months full-time; 21 months part-time
    PgCert: 9 months full-time; 9 months part-time

    This programme is designed for graduates who have very good undergraduate degrees in computing, and who wish to advance their knowledge and research skills. They include a thorough grounding in research methods, together with experience of developing a research proposal and conducting a research project. They prepare students for research positions in universities and industrial laboratories.

    Content

    Core courses:

        *  Research methods & techniques
        *  Research readings in cs
        *  Advanced research readings in cs
        *  Professional skills & issues
        *  Research proposal
        *  Research project.

    Options: Five electives chosen from:

        *  Advanced communications
        *  Algorithmics
        *  Artificial intelligence
        *  Compilers
        *  Computer architecture
        *  Constraint programming
        *  Databases & internet technology
        *  Design & evaluation of multimedia systems
        *  Digital image processing
        *  Distributed algorithms & systems
        *  Enterprise computing
        *  Human computer interaction
        *  Information retrieval
        *  IT architecture
        *  Modeling reactive systems
        *  Network communications technology
        *  Real time & embedded systems
        *  Safety critical systems
        *  Security & cryptography
        *  Software engineering processes.

    Your electives must include Information retrieval, Design & evaluation of multimedia systems, and either Distributed algorithms & systems or Human computer interaction.

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