MSc Computing (2 Years)

Programme Director: Manuel Maarek

Programme Code: F2C4-TCO

This programme is available in  Edinburgh.

Programme Structure and Progression Rules

Computer Science Postgraduate Handbook

Programme Structure

Year 1

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
C69RP Research Preparation in English 1C69RQ Research Preparation in English 2
F21SF Software Engineering FoundationsF21AS Advanced Software Engineering
Semester 1 (Optional – choose 2)Semester 2 (Optional – choose 2)
F21DF Database and Information SystemsF20AD Advanced Interaction Design *
F27ID Introduction to Interaction Design F20EC e-Commerce Technology
F29AI Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent AgentsF28CD Creative Design Project
F29DC Data Communications and NetworkingF29OC Operating Systems and Concurrency

* F20AD option requires F27ID

Progression to Year 2 depends on passing 8 courses at grade D or better with an 8 course average of 50% plus getting a grade C or better on C69RP, C69RQ and F21SF.

Year 2

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F21CN Computer Network SecurityF21RP Research Methods and Project Planning
F21SC Industrial Programming C11PA Project Management
Semester 1 (Optional – choose 2)                        Semester 2 (Optional – choose 2)
F21BC Biologically Inspired Computation F21AN Advanced Network Security
F21GA 3D Graphics and AnimationF21BD Big Data Management
F21RO Intelligent RoboticsF21DV Data Visualisation and Analytics
B31TF Sensors, Actuators and IoT F21GP Computer Games Programming

Semester 3: F21MP Masters Project and Dissertation