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Computer Science and Applications MSc 2008/09

General information and guidance about the course is available in the handbook.

Students are required to take a load of 180 CATS credits (although a small overload is permitted if necessary - see the handbook). All students must take Research Methods for 15 CATS, the Dissertation Project for 75 CATS, and must take an additional 90 CATS from the list below.


Core Modules




CS909 Research Methods 1 15 A(100)
CS907 Dissertation Project 2, 3 & summer 75 A(100)

Optional Modules

CS400 Advanced Specification Methods 2 15 E(60) A(40)
CS401 Advanced Compiler Design
(not available 2008-2009)
- 15 E(100)
CS402 High Performance Computing 2 15 E(70) A(30)
CS403 Multimedia Processing, Communications and Storage 1 15 E(80) A(20)
CS404 Agent Based Systems 1 15 E(50) A(50)
CS405 Introduction to Empirical Modelling 2 15 E(50) A(50)
CS408 Software Lifecycle Management 1 15 E(60) A(40)
CS409 Algorithmic Game Theory 2 15 E(100)
CS410 Modelling and Algorithmic Analysis of Systems 1 15 E(60) A(40)
CS411 Dynamic Web-based Systems 1 15 E(70) A(30)
CS904 Computational Biology 1 15 E(50) A(50)
CS905 Computing Technologies for Education
(not available 2008-2009)
- 15 E(50) A(50)
CS906 Computing Security
(not available 2008-2009)
- 15 E(70) A(30)
CS908 Data Mining 2 15 E(50) A(50)
CH924 Modelling and Simulation1  1 12 E(50) A(50)
CH925 Computation I: Numerical Methods1  2 12 E(50) A(50)
CH926 Computation II: Molecular Methods1  2 12 E(50) A(50)
MA4G7 Linear Algebra and Optimization1  2 18 E(75) A(25)
CY904 (ST407) Monte Carlo Methods1  1 18 E(60) A(40)



1This module is external to the Department of Computer Science and the details presented here of the term taught and assessment methods here may be outdated. You must discuss taking these options with your personal tutor.

2Timetable to be confirmed