MSc Computer Science
The course provides specialist internet knowledge and programming skills. The main focus of the course is on gaining an advanced level of proficiency in computer science and internet applications.
Areas of interest include online databases; intelligent agents; wireless networking; cryptography; network systems; distributed and parallel computing; systems architecture; and professional project management. You will also develop communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills, all of which are invaluable to
You will have access to our state-of-the-art computer laboratories, which offer more than 450 workstations, five servers, dedicated network, Linux and robotics laboratories, as well as an overall ratio of computers to students nearly twice the number recommended by the British Computer Society.
Research underpins all aspects of the course. By 2009 the department had attracted more than ¬5m of funding from UK and European funding bodies, and the research in the department is going from strength to strength.
Additionally, our Master's courses demonstrate a strong appreciation of industrial and real-life needs. The department has won a number of Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) placements with local companies and, in 2006, we launched the Academic into Business Computing centre (ABC) to provide computing students with work experience in a professional work environment.
Why choose this course at Bedfordshire?
- Work with our 64-node cluster in an innovative distributed environment
- Gain a breadth of experience in subjects such as secure communications, computer security, project management and intelligent agents
- Make use of our Academic into Business Computing centre by working on projects with local companies
Why choose this course?
The MSc in Computer Science is ideal for Computing graduates who are looking to explore the general subject of Computer Science, but who do not want to focus (solely) on one particular subject. The course is therefore ideal for those students that want to keep their career options open. A variety of diverse topics will be studied that can serve as a foundation for a general career in Information Technology.
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Last updated January 23, 2018