School of Natural and Computing Sciences offers academically challenging taught programmes of study (each designed to provide students with an engaging and supportive learning environment grounded in teaching and research excellence) in the following areas:

MSc Oil and Gas Chemistry

Despite the growing research emphasis on renewable forms of energy generation and the anticipated energy gap between need and supply, the oil & gas industry is expected to remain an important source of energy provision for the foreseeable future; oil and gas is projected to meet 60% of the world's energy needs in 2030. In the current environmentally conscious climate, the industry recognises the need for efficiency and its environmental responsibility, and this new postgraduate course focuses on the chemistry applicable to topics within these themes, addressing materials and energetics relevant to production and refining, and environmental impact and remediation.

 

MSc Analytical Chemistry

This programme focuses on specialisation in advanced modern analytical methodology to face challenges in environmental, pharmaceutical, oil & gas industry and other related industry in R&D. A particular focus is on the use of NMR and elemental & molecular mass spectrometry for the identification and quantification of small biomolecules in complex mixtures at trace level.

Msc Information Technology

A conversion degree intended for people who have a first degree in a non-Computing area, and wish to learn about Computing Science and Information Technology.

MSc Information Technology (Online)

A conversion degree intended for people who have a first degree in a non-Computing area, and wish to learn about Computing Science and Information Technology.

MSc Artificial Intelligence

The MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI) provides students with in-depth knowledge of recent advances in AI such as data and text mining, knowledge representation and reasoning, machine learning, natural language generation, information visualisation and communication, and distributed AI systems. The programme is centred on practical "hands-on" learning, exploring underpinning theories in combinations with the use of techniques, tools, software and methodologies with the opportunities, where possible, to work with international experts and companies at the cutting edge of the field.

MSc Financial Mathematics

Financial Mathematics is a degree in finance with a very strong mathematical background. This postgraduate degree contains a combination of courses that provides a strong analytical background and tools for successful careers in the public and private financial sectors, as well as for progression to PhD studies.