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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

MSc: You are normally required to have at least a high 2:2 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).
MSc: 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

MSc: 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.
MSc: Sample modules may include:

* Big data analytics and mining

* Artificial intelligence

* 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
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,230 (Whole course) International 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,620 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 19,230 (Whole course) International 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,620 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 Months

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