Computer Science influences every aspect of modern life and is one of the fastest-moving academic disciplines. It contributes to everything from the efficiency of financial markets to film and TV graphics and has a huge impact on both economic competitiveness and human wellbeing.
Why study MSc Computer Science at Middlesex?
Our course not only offers a balance between advanced computer science theory and practical experience, but has a very strong focus on contemporary research. Practical work is an important part of every module and the School of Science and Technology has strong links with industry, including companies such as Microsoft and Siemens. The university is very active in the exploration of a number of areas, including computer graphics,mobile development, human-computer interaction, robotics, artificial intelligence, ethics, ubiquitous computing, functional programming, algorithmic biology, image and video analysis, quantum computing, computational biology and visual analytics, and this research influences the course very strongly.
Our course is aimed at students who've studied computing for their first degree, and wish to make themselves stand out further by developing an advanced mastery of the subject.
The university is home to the Human Interactive Systems Laboratory, acentre of research into haptic technology, and leads the UK Visual Analytics Consortium.
Our specialist multimedia laboratories are well-equipped with industry-standard software and hardware, including both PCs and Macs.
Many of the teaching staff are the authors of widely-used textbooks and learning materials. They include:
Dr Kai Xu, a former senior research scientist with CSIRO, Australia's national science agency; Dr Elke Duncker-Gassen, aformer systems and software engineer at GEI Gesytec; Dr Chris Huyck, a former software engineer at Microsoft. You'll also improve your communication, teamwork, time-management, problem-solving and critical skills.