MSc Advanced Computer Science
(Award available for year: Master of Science)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:-to exercise generic and subject-specific intellectual abilities;-to evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in some aspects of computer science.-to demonstrate a graduate level understanding of some aspects of the theory and practice of designing and implementing computer systems;-to demonstrate a subset of the technical and programming skills required to design and implement computer systems;
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:-the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and for employment in a higher capacity in industry or professional practice;-evaluating their own achievement and that of others;-self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;-independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;-critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the degree of Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by methods – including written and practical examinations, project work and dissertations, practical reports and oral examinations - in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:-evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry in the field of computer Science;-demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and depth of knowledge to specialist areas within computer science