The Research Masters in Future Interaction Technologies encourages you to go beyond building new software and hardware, and analytically consider how technologies can be used and improved.
This programme is led by the Future Interaction Technology (FIT) Lab, based within the department of Computer Science. The mission of FIT Lab is to explore and apply advanced computer science in making interaction technologies dependable, enjoyable and effective. By interaction technologies, we mean mobile devices, the web and web 2.0, implants, smart televisions, microwaves, ticket machines, navigational aids and much more. We aim to address grand challenges such as healthcare safety, and widely accessible technology to help everyone live more effectively and sustainably.
This programme is suitable for continued academic research, but also provides the skills and experience necessary for practically converting research into practice across industry.
Computer Science at Swansea University is widely acknowledged as a leading UK department, with a raft of impressive rankings reflecting teaching and research excellence. The College is ranked:
- 8th in the UK overall [Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019]
- In the UK Top 20 for Research Excellence [Research Excellence Framework 2014]
- 14th in the UK for research [Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019]
- UK University of the Year Runner-up and Welsh University of the Year [Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019]
Computer Science and Engineering at Swansea is world ranked 401-500 in the 2017 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS). We have the highest percentage of top-class researchers of any Computer Science department in Wales, and 70% of the research activity assessed is categorised as world-leading or internationally-excellent.