This course offers you the opportunity to study advanced aspects of Computer Science within a research-based environment. The school is home to research centres in "Informatics" and "Autonomous Systems and Robotics". The course provides dedicated modules that will showcase each of these research areas and provide you with an overview of the research themes within each area, along with detailed knowledge of a selected theme. You will have the opportunity to work alongside highly-rated research staff, use the School's world-leading visualisation laboratories and to develop some advanced programming skills.
• The school is home to research centres in "Informatics" and "Autonomous Systems and Robotics".
• Taught by highly-rated research staff.
• One-year work-placement opportunities.
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/advanced-computer-science
Graduates or professionals wanting to study advanced aspects of computer science within a highly- rated research-based environment. You should have an interest in data mining, pattern recognition, virtual environments or future media.
Applicants should enjoy computer programming and be keen to develop further programming skills.
A variety of delivery methods are adopted to achieve the intended learning outcomes, including lectures, supervised laboratories, group activities in class, assignments and projects. The modules are designed to incorporate hands-on activities with face-to-face support, and are not intended for purely distance learning.
• Supervised laboratories
• Group activities
• Critical evaluations of case studies
• Reflective practice
• Advanced Programming
• Mixed Reality Media and Multi-Modal Interfaces
• Semantic Web and Information Extraction
• Advanced Databases
• Project for MSc
• Coursework 60%
• Examinations 40%
As a graduate from this course you will be well equipped to work in a range of jobs such as system analyst, systems programmer, system administrator or computer analyst. Previous graduates of Computer Science from University of Salford
have found employment with companies such as Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, 3M, Zen Internet, Siemens, Fast Web Media and Amsterdam Internet Exchange.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
The minimum requirement is a Class 2 Division 2 Honours degree or equivalent in a computing discipline, including recent programming experience.