[Neuroscience] ANN: One year MS/MSc course in Informatics at Edinburgh University

Bob Fisher via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by rbf At dai.ed.ac.uk)
Tue Jan 23 12:47:22 EST 2007


The School of Informatics at Edinburgh University offers highly praised
1 year MSc (MS) degrees in Informatics, Artificial Intelligence,
Cognitive Science and Computer Science.

The course consists of 6 months taught work, with modules
selected from over 50 modules at masters level, grouped into the
following specialisms, followed by a supervised 6 month project.

     * Analytical and Scientific Databases
     * Bioinformatics
     * Computational Systems Biology
     * Computer Systems and Software Engineering
     * Fundamentals of High Performance Computing Systems
     * Geoinformatics
     * Intelligent Robotics
     * Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
     * Learning from Data
     * Natural Language and Language Engineering
     * Neural Computation and Neuroinformatics
     * Theoretical Computer Science

More about the course can be seen at:
     http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/msc.html
Dissertations from previous projects can be seen at:
     http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/publications/thesis/msc.html

The School of Informatics received an excellent rating in the most 
recent SHEFC
Teaching Quality Assessment exercise.
In the UK, the higher education funding bodies carry out a Research 
Assessment Exercise (RAE).
The last RAE exercise was held in 2001 and the University of Edinburgh 
was the only university
in the UK awarded the top 5*A rating for Computer Science.

Application
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You must have a first or upper second class honours degree or its equivalent
(A or B GPA average), normally in an area of Informatics, such as 
Artificial Intelligence,
Cognitive Science or Computer Science. You must have experience in 
computer programming.
Applicants with degrees in these disciplines will also be considered: 
Education,
Electrical Engineering, Psychology, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Physics.
See here about application procedures:
     http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply.html
Some studentships are available for UK/EC students.




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