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Degree Programme Table: Computer Science (MSc) (Part-time) - 3 Years (PTMSCINFEM2P)

Year 1, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: September

  • Notes: During the first two years of this programme, students are required to take a minimum of 30 credits of Computer Science courses. Students are permitted to take a maximum of 30 credits of courses below level 11 or outside Informatics.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 1 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    INFR11034 Informatics Research Review As available 20




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 3 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 30 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11005    Bioinformatics 2   10  
    INFR11011    Advanced Databases (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    INFR11017    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11020    Algorithmic Game Theory and its Applications   10  
    INFR11021    Computer Graphics (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11022    Distributed Systems (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11023    Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11024    Parallel Architectures (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11025    Topics in Distributed Databases   10  
    INFR11028    Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms   10  
    INFR11032    Compiler Optimisation (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11049    Computer Networking (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    INFR11058    Data Integration and Exchange (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11067    Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11074    Automated Reasoning (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11082    Performance Modelling (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11088    Extreme Computing   10  
    INFR11089    Randomness and Computation   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    INFR11087    Information Theory   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 40 credits from Level 11 courses in Schedule O, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 11 courses within the School of Informatics.
     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 30 credits from Level 9, 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 9, 10 and 11 courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies.
     


    Year 2, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: September

  • Notes: During the first two years of this programme, students are required to take a minimum of 30 credits of Computer Science courses. Students are permitted to take a maximum of 30 credits of courses below level 11 or outside Informatics.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 1 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    INFR11071 Informatics Research Proposal As available 20




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 3 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 30 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11005    Bioinformatics 2   10  
    INFR11011    Advanced Databases (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    INFR11017    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11020    Algorithmic Game Theory and its Applications   10  
    INFR11021    Computer Graphics (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11022    Distributed Systems (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11023    Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11024    Parallel Architectures (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11025    Topics in Distributed Databases   10  
    INFR11028    Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms   10  
    INFR11032    Compiler Optimisation (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11049    Computer Networking (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    INFR11058    Data Integration and Exchange (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11067    Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11074    Automated Reasoning (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11082    Performance Modelling (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11088    Extreme Computing   10  
    INFR11089    Randomness and Computation   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    INFR11087    Information Theory   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 40 credits from Level 11 courses in Schedule O, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 11 courses within the School of Informatics.
     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 30 credits from Level 9, 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 9, 10 and 11 courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies.
     


    Year 3, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: September

  • Notes:


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 1 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    INFR11077 MSc Dissertation (Informatics) As available 60




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 0 set(s) of course options with the following rules.




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