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Computer Science

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. Over the duration of the course you will study a variety of modules taught by academic staff that are part of internationally renowned research groups. The course is also regularly updated to ensure that it keeps pace with the rapid developments in Computer Science.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 honours degree or above in any discipline except computer science. English language requirement IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Software Concepts and Efficiency; Programming in Java; Computer System Concepts; Relational and Object-Oriented Database Systems; Software Engineering Principles; Critical Systems; Visual Analytics; Big Data and Data Mining; Data Visualization; Human Computer Interaction; Big Data and Machine Learning; Web Application Development; High Performance Computing in C/C++; Software Testing; Graphics Processor Programming; Embedded System Design; Logic in Computer Science; Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition; Hardware and Devices; Modelling and Verification Techniques; Operating Systems and Architectures.

Assessment methods

On the course you will be assessed by a combination of written examinations, coursework and a Dissertation.

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