Frequently Asked Questions
Can I visit the Department?
Yes, during our Postgraduate Taught Open
Day. This gives you an opportunity to meet students and staff
and to see our facilities. A tour of the campus, guided by
present students, gives you the chance to discuss our degrees and
get a student’s view of the University and the Department.
I missed the open day, can I still visit the Department?
Yes, please contact postgraduate taught
enquiries to arrange an individual visit.
What is the difference between a
specialist and conversion Masters?
Specialist Masters advance the
knowledge of the discipline beyond Bachelor's level, and
thus have a pre-requisite of a BSc Computer Science or
equivalent (2.2 or higher). Conversion Masters are
designed to provide a pathway for non scientists into the field of
What support would I receive?
postgraduate students are allocated a supervisor, with whom
you will meet on a regular basis. Once you proceed to
semester 3, you will also be allocated a project supervisor.
School provides additional support to all postgraduate students
throughout the University.
Can I do any of the degrees on a
At present, we do not offer any of
our Postgraduate Taught degree programmes on a part-time basis.
There are no plans to offer this option in the future.
I cannot make it to the campus on
a regular basis. Are there options for me?
We do not offer distance learning
or online options for our Postgraduate Taught degree
I have more questions. What do I do?
If you have a general question
about postgraduate study that is not covered by the text above,
please contact postgraduate taught enquiries or visit
our community site WhereWouldYouThink for
further information and assistance.
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