Students completing this course will have an understanding of the fundamentals underpinning computing and its applications with a specialisation in the area of visualisation. You will be able to describe the operation of such software systems, apply the related principles into the implementation of properly engineered software, and understand the drivers for future trends.
Individual Project (60 credits) Project Foundations and Management Tools Information Visualisation Computer Animation Virtual Environments and Human Perception Scientific Visualisation Optional Modules:
Java Programming Data Networks and Communications AI and Agents Technologies for Internet Systems Distributed Systems
Researchers in the School are leaders in the field of visualisation, and are part of the Research Institute in Visual Computing (RIVIC), a collaborative amalgamation of research programmes between the computer science departments in Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff and Swansea Universities. The School has many links with industry (e.g. IBM, EADS) and organisations (North Wales Police, MOD, DSTL). The job market for computer science students with specialist skills in visualisation encompasses all areas of the IT industry since the need for visualisation is fundamental.