Computing and Future Interaction Technologies MRes


Swansea University    School of Mathematics and Computer Science

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Are you ready to take your passion for computing to the next level? The Computing and Future Interaction Technologies MRes programme at Swansea University is designed to push the boundaries of technology and explore how it can be used to improve our lives. Led by the renowned Future Interaction Technology (FIT) Lab, this programme offers a unique blend of academic research and practical skills. From human-computer interaction to mobile interaction design, you'll have the opportunity to delve into various modules and undertake a substantial research project. With entry requirements of a 2:1 degree in Computer Science or a related field, this programme is your gateway to a future in cutting-edge technology.

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The Research Masters in Future Interaction Technologies encourages you to go beyond building new software and hardware, and analytically consider how technologies can be used and improved.

This programme is led by the Future Interaction Technology (FIT) Lab, based within the department of Computer Science. The mission of FIT Lab is to explore and apply advanced computer science in making interaction technologies dependable, enjoyable and effective. By interaction technologies, we mean mobile devices, the web and web 2.0, implants, smart televisions, microwaves, ticket machines, navigational aids and much more. We aim to address grand challenges such as healthcare safety, and widely accessible technology to help everyone live more effectively and sustainably.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for Master of Research must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University).

As well as academic qualifications, Admissions decisions may be based on other factors, including (but not limited to): the standard of the research synopsis/proposal, performance at interview, intensity of competition for limited places, and relevant professional experience.

Non UK/EU applicants are required to obtain ATAS clearance for this programme of study.


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