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The Computer Science Masters by Research programme is an advanced postgraduate research degree that emphasizes independent study of practice-led research. Working with a supervisor and on a specific subject area the programme allows students to focus on research. The degree exists to train researchers, which can lead onto professional work or used in preparation for a PhD. It can provide useful experience of what a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is like. The programme will follow typical research strategies of the topic of study, including related research, consider ethical viewpoints, look at alternative designs, development and implementation of suitable solutions, and evaluation of the work. As part of the programme, students will be encouraged to write appropriate research papers, publish the results of their research, promote and communicate their research publicly with presentations and conferences.
Undergraduate degree, in an appropriate and suitable area for the topic proposed - normally 2:1 and above.
As part of the application, students will usually need to submit a research proposal. This will demonstrate your existing knowledge, and will outline the aims and objectives, and potential outcomes of the research.
As you would expect from a university that places great emphasis on student support, Bangor is keen to offer extra help to students. There are bursaries and scholarships available for postgraduate students.
Please visit our website for further information on scholarships available.
Scholarships, Studentships and Bursaries are funded by both the University and individual academic schools. In addition the International Education Centre also supports international students through a range of awards for international students. Full time students only.
Full eligibility details can be found on each individual scholarships.
Applications can be made online and through country managers for international applicants. Please visit the website for more information and details of how to apply.