Investigating Intelligent Systems, Machine Learning and Security with Big Data.

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Degree Qualification
MSc or PhD

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Our department has a world recognised reputation in Intelligent Systems, with expertise in areas such as multi-agent systems, natural language generation, knowledge graph and semantic web. We focus on helping humans make decisions and take actions when faced with a vast amount of available data and information.

Approaches from applicants who wish to undertake their studies as Distance Learners will be considered, subject to discussion with an appropriate supervisor.

Research Interests

Systems Modelling

Theoretical foundations, pragmatics, and use of tools for the analysis and modelling of abstract, conceptual, and real-world systems.

Systems Modelling

Entry Requirements

To apply for this programme must have at least a good Honours degree in a related subject or discipline.

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A wide variety of career opportunities are available to Computing Scientists. Recent postgraduates from the department have taken up posts in the telecommunications, biotechnology, computer gaming, and research sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

Most Computing Science postgraduates can expect to find job opportunities in areas directly related to computing. However the knowledge, disciplines and skills acquired whilst studying for a Computing Science postgraduate degree make Aberdeen graduates eminently suitable for a wide range of different careers.

The employment record of our postgraduates is excellent: since 1998, all our postgraduates have found jobs within 3 months of graduation.

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Postgraduate Research School - School of Engineering, Geosciences and Natural and Computing Science
University of Aberdeen
Crombie Hall
AB24 3TS