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Computer Science

University of Buckingham
Length: 1 year
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Buckingham
Language: English

Program description

Computer Science MPhil students undertake supervised research and submit a thesis embodying the results of that research.

The main research areas of interest in the Computer Science Department cover image / video processing and analysis techniques and applications; wireless mobile network technologies; and biometric-based authentications for constrained devices / environments.

In image processing we mainly, but not exclusively, use wavelet transform techniques for facial feature detection and recognition, online image / video compression for constrained devices, visual speech recognition, feature detection in biomedical images, digital watermarking, content-based video indexing for biometric video databases.

In the wireless networking area, our research effort focuses on convergence and integration of different wireless technologies and standards, wireless mesh technologies, intrusion detection and prevention, efficiency and stability of ad hoc networks.

Currently the Computer Science Department has a number of research groups consisting of 5 research active academics, 12 PhD and 3 MSc/MPhil students at various stages of their studies.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study Computer Science Masters degree must meet the following criteria:

  • First or second class honours degree or significant experience in computing
  • English profficiency - IELTS of 6.0 or TOEFL of 213
First or second class honours degree or significant experience in computing

About school

University of Buckingham

Buckingham is unique. It is the only independent university in the UK with a Royal Charter, and probably the smallest with around 2,700 students (approx 1,600 on campus). Honours degrees are achieved in two intensive years of study. We keep...

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University of Buckingham

Hunter Street
MK18 1EG Buckingham
United Kingdom

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