Postgraduate Masters Courses
The Computing Department is an international centre of excellence in Computer Science research, ranked amongst the top ten Computer Science Departments in the UK (RAE 2008). We are located in InfoLab21, which has state-of-the-art research laboratories and facilities to support our world-class research activities. InfoLab21’s Knowledge Business Centre also works to which bring industry and academic research closer together.
All academic staff members are actively engaged in advanced research and we have a large and thriving community of research associates and students from the UK, other European Union countries and overseas. We have extensive external funding (about £2.7 million per year) from the EPSRC, the European Commission and industry.
Research students are encouraged to link their work with external projects and there are many opportunities for cooperative work with our industrial and university partners. Within the University, we have a range of projects that bring together Computing with Sociology, Psychology, Environmental Sciences, Maths and Statistics, Engineering, Communication Systems, Linguistics and Management Science.
More widely, we have links with many UK, European and US universities and industrial collaborators. These include University College, Imperial College and the City University London, the Universities of Edinburgh, Nottingham, Glasgow, Bristol, Newcastle, York and Sussex, the University of Paris VI, France, Karlsruhe and Stuttgart University Germany, the University of Tromso, Norway, ETH Zurich Switzerland and Columbia University, New York.
We work closely with our industrial partners including HP Labs, Microsoft, IBM Hursley, BT Exact, Cisco, Orange, France Telecom (CNET), TeleKom Austria, Siemens, Ericsson, Sony, ETRI Korea, Adelard, Ingeneria Informatica, ATC, DaimlerBenz, Telecom Italia, Atos Origin and the European Software Institute.