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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    Please visit our website for the Visual Computing course fee information.

  • Last Updated

    09 July 2019

The MRes in Visual Computing is ideal preparation for a related research career or specialist employment in visual computing. Your specific research areas will be computer graphics, computer vision, medical imaging, and scientific visualisation.

You will be self-motivated to undertake substantial individual study, carry out curiosity-driven research to an advanced level, and follow self-study material in advanced topics.

In consultation with your supervisor, you will decide upon your dedicated visual computing topic of research. Your evaluation of current research will be complemented by your own research programme, which is supported by taught courses on useful literature and research skills.

Visual Computing modules

Modules on the Visual Computing course currently include:

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (compulsory)
  • Data Visualisation (compulsory)
  • Graphics Processor Programming (compulsory)
  • Research Methodology (compulsory)
  • Visual Computing Project Development (compulsory)
  • Distributed Object-Oriented Programming 10
  • Interaction Technologies: Information Retrieval 10
  • High Performance Computing in C/C++ 10
  • Interaction Technologies: Hardware and Devices

How you're supervised on the Visual Computing course

Research Component

The core element of the MRes in Visual Computing is a substantial project involving cutting edge research. This is an exciting chance for you to undertake new visual computing research which leaves an impact and establishes your academic profile. You will create an abstract of your work, write a scientific paper, deliver a presentation and produce a final dissertation.

Taught Component

Alongside the Visual Computing research project you can choose from a range of modules to develop skills in different areas.

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Visit the Visual Computing MRes page on the Swansea University website for more details!





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