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Loughborough University

Advanced Computer Science

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Rank: 5 (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.lboro.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £25450


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Description

Loughborough University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Our MSc Advanced Computer Science has been developed with input from UK and international organisations to equip you with the cutting-edge practical skills sought by employers.The fast-paced field of computer science (and the needs of industries and organisations driven by technological development) creates a demand for highly skilled individuals possessing advanced skills and knowledge. Loughborough's MSc in Advanced Computer Science ensures commercial relevance by drawing on the Department's established industry connections and research strengths to deliver a programme that will appeal to students seeking to build on a first degree in Computer Science (or comparable discipline involving programming and networking).This master's degree in computer science offers wide-ranging modules that reflect the expertise of our academic staff. Throughout the programme you will be able to develop your professional skills and specialise in such areas as image processing, multimedia, artificial intelligence, robotics, and theoretical computer science. Your studies will be enhanced by specialist labs for hardware and robotics work as well as the state-of-the-art equipment housed within the £5 million refurbished Haslegrave Building, including a virtual reality system.As a student of the Department of Computer Science you will enjoy 24-hour exclusive access to computer labs including a designated MSc computer science laboratory supported by a team of systems specialists. You will also gain insights from the cutting-edge research of our academic staff and become part of a rich community that is research active and attracts staff, students and visitors from around the world.Our strong links with industry put Loughborough at the forefront of technological development and can open up excellent employment opportunities for our students. Cutting-edge research not only informs the curriculum, but also provides opportunities for you to work on collaborative projects with industry partners.If you are looking to build on your first degree with the deeper knowledge and specialist skills that can help you distinguish yourself in the competitive market for technical sector careers, MSc Advanced Computer Science at Loughborough offers the excellent combination of stimulating programme content, superb facilities and learning resources, and high-quality teaching that has seen the Department receive the highest available commendation from the Quality Assurance Agency.Who should study this programme?Our MSc Advanced Computer Science is for students who want to build on a first degree in the subject by developing the knowledge and skills needed to become an effective specialist professional within the computing industries. We will provide you with specialised areas of study so you can understand and apply the theory and practice of a range of advanced computing topics, including image processing, artificial intelligence, robotics and theoretical computer science.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in computer science or a related discipline which includes basic programming and networking.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each individual element)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Loughborough University, Computer sciences and IT. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.

About this university

International students

Loughborough is home to students from over 130 countries around the world and the international student body normally numbers some 2,500. There are various resources available for those from outside the UK to help them prepare for their time at the university and make the most of it. these includes practical elements such as visa information and booking the free coach service from Heathrow airport as well as induction and welcome sessions. There is also plenty of information available to help adjust to life in the UK and making the most of your studies. There is a specialist International Student Support team on hand at the Student Support Centre to deal with a range of issues particular to international students as well religious facilities areas for all backgrounds and faiths. The Student Union building is found to the north-east end of the campus and is responsible for a range of clubs and societies. It also has five rooms, each with their own themes and has been awarded an International Experience Award for its quality. The students are represented by the Union Council and there are also academic support services on offer. There are 56 sports clubs and a Societies Federation numbering some 80 societies. These include those working from the media centre where the TV station, radio and student magazine operate from. There are also around 45 different projects involving the students working with elderly, special needs, homeless people or the environment. The fundraising organisation raises some £1 million a year for national and international charities.

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