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Visual Computing

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. This programme is an ideal preparation for following a career of research or specialism within the area of study. In particular the MRes in Visual Computing seeks to prepare you for further research in the areas of Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Medical Imaging, and Scientific Visualisation. Students will decide upon a topic of research in discussion with their supervisor in an exciting and recent area of visual computing. In collaboration with supervisors, students will evaluate current research and carry out individual research programmes. The research programme is supported by taught courses covering useful literature and skills.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules available currently include: computer vision and pattern recognition; data visualisation; graphics processor programming; research methodology; visual computing project development; distributed object-oriented programming; interaction technologies: information retrieval; high performance computing in C/C ++; interaction technologies: hardware and devices.

Assessment methods

Assessment by a combination of written examinations, coursework and a dissertation.

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