Computer Science MEng

University of Southampton
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
B$ 64,523
Total tuition fee (foreign)
B$ 109,882

Entry Requirements

GCSEs:

  • GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C or above

A Levels:

  • A*AA (Including an A in Mathematics, or equivalent international qualification)
  • General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted as one of the three A levels.

English Language Requirements:

  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to pass an approved English test. We normally ask for a score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each competency.

Alternative Qualifications:

  • We welcome applications from candidates offering qualifications other than A and AS levels (including BTEC Higher National Diploma, European Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, Irish Leaving Certificate and Scottish Highers). You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard (or higher) to an A level applicant.

International Qualifications:

  • We welcome applications from international students. For information on applying, visit the International Office website.

Mature Applicants:

  • We welcome applications from mature students. If you will be over 21 at the start of your proposed degree programme, you are may be eligible for exemption from our normal entry requirements. However, you will be required to provide evidence of having completed recent study (eg Access, Return to Study, Open University foundation courses) and of your capacity to pursue the course.

Curriculum

Year 1

Compulsory Core Modules

  • Personal Tutorial

Semester 1

  • Programming I
  • Computer Systems I
  • Professional Development
  • Foundations of Computer Science

Semester 2

  • Algorithmics
  • Data Management
  • Programming 2
  • Software Modelling and Design

Year 2
Compulsory Modules:

  • Semester 1
  • Distributed Systems and Networks
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Programming III
  • Theory of Computing

Semester 2
Compulsory Modules:

  • Software Engineering Group Project
  • Programming Language Concepts
  • Interaction Design

Optional Modules:

  • Cosmology, Ritual and Belief
  • Advanced Software Modelling and Design
  • Computer Systems II
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Secondary Education: Systems and Structures
  • Violence and Sex in Law, Literature and Culture
  • Knowledge and Mind
  • Faith and Reason
  • Psychology of Social and Individual Wellbeing
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Perception
  • Gender & Society
  • The Living Earth
  • Design Skills for Presentations and Maps
  • Global Health
  • Living with Environmental Change
  • Digital Humanities: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
  • Living and Working on the Web
  • Ethics in a Complex World
  • Global Challenges
  • The Management of Risk and Uncertainty
  • Online Social Networks
  • Piracy, Security and Maritime Space
  • The Human Brain and Society
  • Intercultural communication in a global world
  • Understanding Modern China
  • More or Less
  • The Arab World in and Beyond the Headlines
  • Tall Tales: Unpicking the Secrets of Buildings
  • Ethics in Science, Engineering and Technology: Jekyll and Hyde
  • How Musical Instruments Work
  • Life in the Cosmos
  • Engineering Replacement Body Parts
  • Making Sense out of senses: How the Brain Works

Year 3 
Semester 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Engineering Management and Law

Optional Modules

  • Cyber Security
  • Serious Games
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud Application Development
  • Social Computing
  • Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems
  • Robotic Systems
  • Pathological Mechanisms of Disease
  • Sustainability in the Local and Global Environment
  • Social Enterprise
  • Portus Field School
  • Health Policy and Economics
  • Body and Society
  • Living and Working on the Web

Semester 2
Optional Modules:

  • Cosmology, Ritual and Belief
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Advanced Databases
  • Computational Biology
  • Principles and Practice of Computer Graphics
  • Secure Systems
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Violence and Sex in Law, Literature and Culture
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Perception
  • Gender & Society
  • Design Skills for Presentations and Maps
  • Global Health
  • Living with Environmental Change
  • Digital Humanities: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
  • Living and Working on the Web
  • Ethics in a Complex World
  • Global Challenges
  • The Management of Risk and Uncertainty
  • Online Social Networks
  • Piracy, Security and Maritime Space
  • The Human Brain and Society
  • Intercultural communication in a global world
  • Understanding Modern China
  • More or Less
  • The Arab World in and Beyond the Headlines
  • Tall Tales: Unpicking the Secrets of Buildings
  • Ethics in Science, Engineering and Technology: Jekyll and Hyde
  • Life in the Cosmos
  • Engineering Replacement Body Parts
  • Making Sense out of senses: How the Brain Works


Year 4
Compulsory Modules

  • Group Design Project

Semester 1
Optional Modules:

  • Evolution of Complexity
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Software Project Management and Development
  • Web Development
  • Web Architecture
  • Designing Usable and Accessible Technologies
  • Statistical Modelling for Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Statistical Engineering
  • Foundations of Web Science

Semester 2

Optional Modules:

  • E-Business Strategy
  • Advanced Computer Vision
  • Advanced Intelligent Agents
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Automated Code Generation
  • Automated Software Verification
  • Biometrics
  • Computational Finance
  • Open Data Innovation
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Simulation Modelling for Computer Science
  • The Science of Online Social Networks
  • Individual Research Project
  • Biological Inspired Robotics
  • Image Processing
  • Cryptography

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