University of Reading

Advanced Computer Science

* Join the next generation of data scientists high-ranking professionals in the world of big data

* Develop in-depth knowledge on the analysis of data, data-driven knowledge discovery and advanced computing for big data

* Part-time and flexible teaching modes available

* Strong career prospects as big data analytics is the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity

**Computer Science at Reading**

Computer Science offers a challenging, flexible scheme of study that is invigorated by the research interests and expertise of our academics, and by our strong links with local high-tech industry.

Our excellent facilities include approximately 200 workstations with a virtual infrastructure for remote connection to a secure virtual private network, a Powerwall, a walk-in immersive virtual reality system and a big data computing cluster.

Reading is at the centre of the Thames Valley on the M4 corridor, which is a major high-technology hub. Our ideal location provides many links with local industry and global companies. As a result of this, we have a particularly lively programme of both pure and applied research in a diverse range of topics. These include data science, big data analytics, machine learning, computational science and computer vision. We also have excellent placement and graduate job opportunities.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in computing or a related discipline or relevant work experience.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include:

* Data analytics and mining

* Big data analytics

* Cloud computing

* Machine learning

* Visual intelligence

Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 17,800 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,180 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 17,800 (Whole course) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 7,180 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 24 Months

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