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Designed to give you the opportunity to develop research skills in a computing area that meets your interests and career development needs.
This exciting Computer Science postgraduate degree allows you to combine material from any of our computing and technology taught Masters courses with an extended research project over a one-year period. This technical master's course will enrich your prior learning and give you the tools to succeed in your chosen specialism. You will work with our highly-regarded academics, who are active in a broad range of research areas.
As a student at NTU you will benefit from the excellent facilities and equipment available. The School of Science and Technology has a dedicated research facility for specialist work in the area of imaging and display, houses a class 100 clean room, X-ray security and analysis system, and a suite of display characterisation rooms.
For full module descriptions, which include 3D Games Algorithms, Computer Forensics, Service-Oriented Cloud Technologies, scroll down to the 'What you'll study' section.
Ideal platform for you to progress onto PhD study or pursue a research-based job
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What you'll study
You will undertake a Research Methods module at the beginning of this course, which is designed to develop knowledge, skills and experience that will provide you with a firm foundation for your main Research Project.
You then have the option to choose two further modules, subject to meeting pre-requisite requirements, in order to develop specific technical knowledge relating to your research project. These can be selected from the full range of modules delivered across our computing and technology taught master's courses.
You will choose two modules which include the below options but could, with the agreement of your tutor, take any modules within our Computing and Technology suite.
Learn a new language
Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have.
Learning a new language can:
We have a rich mix of knowledge ranging from software development for different types of systems through to hardware aspects such as networking for you to learn from.
Benefit from our knowledge which has been built up and maintained through our wealth of industrial experience, our industrial links and our research activity. We are very proud to have achieved 90% world-leading or internationally-excellent research impact (REF 2014). Find out more.
We engage fully in our subject area and this engagement feeds directly and indirectly into our teaching. Professor David Brown leads several projects, funded by the European Union, in games and assistive technology while Professor Paul Evans' innovative developments in security are supported by USA Dept of Homeland Security.
Other examples of our activity are:
For more information about courses, your Computing and Technology Admission's Tutor is Dr Eugene Lai.
View the full course specification
Please note that course specifications may be subject to change
How you're taught
The individual MRes programme plan for you will need to be approved by the MRes Programme Leader prior to starting, to ensure that the choice of taught modules is appropriate for the specialist area chosen for your research project, and is matched to your prior learning experience.
The various teaching methods are:
Careers and employability
Current demands are greater than ever for individuals to attain postgraduate levels of qualification in an increasingly competitive jobs market. As a result, the MRes in Computer Science Masters has been designed to meet the needs of students and employers, providing superior qualified graduates to national and international employers.
Alternatively, if you wish to continue your research as a career, this qualification is an ideal basis for further study leading to a PhD. If you continue your studies at Nottingham Trent University, work originally undertaken for an MRes may be put towards building a research portfolio leading to a PhD.
This course does not currently offer placements.
Notes about fees for this course
Tuition fees 2017
Tuition fees 2018
Please see our Fees and Funding page for details and scholarships.
Tuition fees 2017
Tuition fees 2018
Please see our Fees and Funding page for details and scholarships.
We offer prestigious scholarships to new international students holding offers to study at the University.
You will need:
Applications are also invited from mature students with non-traditional qualifications.
International and EU students also need to meet the English language requirements.
MSc Internet and Security - Nottingham Trent University
"I joined NTU for postgraduate studies directly after completing my undergraduate BSc degree overseas. My high academic achievements led to achieving the International Student Scholarship.
Multiple factors influenced my choice of postgraduate studies. The UK’s and NTU's reputation for exceptional education, along with my thirst to experience different cultures and systems were amongst the top reasons. Family influence played a role also as my father completed his postgraduate education in Nottingham.
Postgraduate studies are more self-driven and carry more responsibilities. The teacher is more of a friend who guides, and the responsibility to educate yourself and pursue extra areas of interest lie within your own hands. This by itself is a challenge and maintaining it requires a lot of work and effort.
The teaching and educational facilities available for students are above my expectations. Every resource is made readily available including libraries, online resources and well equipped group study rooms.
The course has enhanced my skills in multiple areas including academic knowledge, new programming languages and research and personal skills such as creativity and management. This is of paramount importance in building my future career.
I would highly recommend this course - the field of internet and security is becoming increasingly important. The opportunity for an industrial placement is a rare opportunity that this course helps facilitate."
MSc Biomedical Science Flexible Learning - Nottingham Trent University
"I had been working in an NHS Haematology/Transfusion laboratory for three years when I came across the flexible Biosciences course at NTU.
I first heard about this degree through the IBMS website. I was looking for an accredited long distance course and found this was my favourite because of the specialised syllabus and the ability to carry out the modules at my own pace whatever time of day.
I read about the bursary award for this course on the NTU website. The bursary application was really straightforward and easy to complete. I had to explain my reasons for applying and how I was suitable for the bursary.
Without financial assistance I believe that I would have found it very difficult to complete this course over the two years and would perhaps have had to prolong my study to be able to manage the payments. Being awarded the bursary was a huge privilege and it has allowed me to concentrate on the course content instead of worrying about finding the next payment, for which I am extremely grateful.
The course is highly specific to my line of work and attendance will benefit the department by producing a more knowledgeable and experienced member of staff. This will improve both the quality of service and patient experience as well as ensuring my continuous professional development within the NHS.
My undergraduate research project was concerned with stem cells and the amount of apoptosis that occurs with overnight storage at 4◦C. This has encouraged me to read around the subject of stem cells and I believe these amazing cells have yet to be fully understood. I hope that my postgraduate research project will also give me passion for another subject area.
Science is forever changing and the structure of scientists within the NHS is under development in accordance with modernising scientific careers. I hope to be involved with these changes and progress both academically and professionally, with hope of becoming a senior Biomedical Scientist in the near future."
MRes Sports and Exercise Science - Nottingham Trent University
"After looking around the university on an open day I was amazed by the quality of the equipment throughout the university on Clifton.
The BSc (Hons) Exercise, Nutrition and Health degree course allows students to understand up to date, relevant sports science data in a hands-on job related environment with the most up to date equipment. I liked the fact that each course module was different, keeping each subject interesting, but with elements that allowed learning to overlap.
After finishing my undergraduate course I started looking for Masters Courses. I could not find a university with the same facilities and equipment that would help me achieve in the areas of sports science. Through my academic career I have developed the ability to apply scientific principles in the design, data collection and write up of nutrition/ physiology research projects.
All of my lecturers over my four years at Nottingham Trent University helped me with my studies, from drop in sessions, labs and lectures. They also helped me to achieve one publication and funding from the European Hydration Institute to begin research on another.
Nottingham is a busy city, which is easy to get to and cheap when living as a student and after student life. I am now working for Nottingham Trent University as a Laboratory Technician in CELS.
During my social time I am also continuing to research within the areas of sports science and nutrition with the help from fellow lecturers to add more published research to my CV.
The more you put into your time at university, the more you will get out. University is a stepping stone to your future. So use it wisely."
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