This is an advanced postgraduate degree offering a supervised research project. You also take a module on research methods in computer science and information systems, as well as 3 other taught modules.
By the time you have completed this programme, you will have gained an in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of your chosen area of study, which you will be able to use in problem analysis, evaluation and application of technologies, and research into new technologies.
Why study this course at Birkbeck?
Gain the necessary foundations for continuing on to an MPhil/PhD degree. Have the opportunity to undertake your research within ongoing research projects in the department. The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Birkbeck is one of the longest-established computing departments in the UK, having celebrated our 57th anniversary in 2014. We provide a stimulating teaching and research environment for both part-time and full-time students. You will have 24-hour access to several laboratories of networked PCs with a range of language compilers, database and other application software. We are connected, via the SuperJANET network, to the computers of other academic institutions in London, elsewhere in the UK and abroad.
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