Frequently asked questions
Last updated on 7/12/2016 Print this page
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 (contact details on the right hand side of this
What is the difference between a specialist and conversion
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
What support would I receive?
All taught 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 part-time basis?
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 programmes.
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 (contact details on the right hand side of this
page) or visit our community site WhereWouldYouThink for
further information and assistance.