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Postgraduate Taught Masters Handbook

This Handbook contains essential documentation for the MSc, please read all of the documents listed below. If there's anything you can't find, please do:

Welcome and Induction Information

Induction week activities start Monday 14th September 2015.  We'll introduce you to the buildings and people you need to know for your postgraduate study in Informatics.

The links below, and the rest of this guide, are for the 2014/15 session. Information for 2015/16 will appear over the Summer.

You will register a Specialist Area for your studies, and your course choices, after you arrive. However, it can be helpful to look at these now. Some of the specialisms and courses suggest maths or programming preparation that may help you:

Specialist Areas and Course Choices

If English is not your first language, please read about the English language support available, and if eligible, attend the 'TEAM' test.

Facilities and Feedback

A range of academic staff, support staff, and facilities are available to support you in your studies:

Programme Guide

Formal requirements, course, regulations and assessment information for each of the taught Masters programmes within the School: MSc Artificial Intelligence, MSc Cognitive Science, MSc Computer Science, MSc Informatics.


You are expected to be familiar with the regulations contained in the Programme Guide, including: