The MSc by Research in Theoretical Computer Science allows you to undertake a year long individual programme of personally and professionally enriching research. Your research project will be shaped by participation in activities such as seminars, workshops, laboratory activity and field work, as well as your involvement in one of our established research groups. All postgraduate Computer Science programmes give you the transferable skills and knowledge to capitalise on employment opportunities in the burgeoning and ever-evolving technology industry. While this programme usually finishes after a year, it can be used to progress to the second year of a PhD degree in the appropriate circumstances. Computer Science at Swansea University 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.