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Computer Systems Engineering MEng (Hons)

Level 2 options for September 2017

Information iconOver the course of this programme 2 themes must be completed from the following list.

  1. Computer Architecture (COMP25111 COMP25212 COMP35112 ) Arrow pointing leftcompulsory
  2. System-on-Chip (COMP22111 COMP32211 ) Arrow pointing leftcompulsory

Level 2 - compulsory units

All of the units in this pool are mandatory.
CodeTitleCreditsTheme
COMP22111 Processor Microarchitecture10System-on-Chip
COMP22712 Microcontrollers10None
COMP23111 Fundamentals of Databases10Web and Distributed Systems
COMP23311 Software Engineering 110Software Engineering / Agile Methods
COMP23412 Software Engineering 210Agile Methods / Software Engineering
COMP25111 Operating Systems10Computer Architecture
COMP25212 System Architecture10Computer Architecture
COMP26120 Algorithms and Imperative Programming20Programming and Algorithms / Computer Languages
COMP28512 Mobile Systems10Mobile Computing and Networks

Level 2 - option pool 1

From this option pool choose 10 credits.
CodeTitleCreditsTheme
COMP21111 Logic and Modelling10Rigorous Development
COMP24111 Machine Learning and Optimisation10Learning and Search in Artificial Intelligence
COMP28411 Computer Networks10Mobile Computing and Networks
BMAN10011 Fundamentals of Management10
BMAN10621B Fundamentals of Financial Reporting10
BMAN20811 Managing Business Operations10
BMAN20821 New Product Development and Innovation10
BMAN21061 Introduction to Management Information Systems10
UCIL10221 Science and the Modern World10
UCIL20001 Leadership of Learning10
UCIL20021 Leadership in Action10
UCIL20031 Leadership in Action Online Unit10
UCIL20181 Science, the Media and the Public10
UCIL20331 From Cholera to Aids: A Global History of Epidemics10
UCIL21301 Communicating with Confidence10
UCIL22301 Curating Culture10
UCIL22501 Global Citizenship and Sustainability10

Level 2 - option pool 2

From this option pool choose 10 credits.
CodeTitleCreditsTheme
COMP24412 Symbolic AI10Natural Language, Representation and Reasoning
COMP27112 Computer Graphics and Image Processing10Visual Computing
COMP28112 Distributed Computing10Web and Distributed Systems
BMAN10252 Fundamentals of Technological Change10
BMAN10552 Fundamentals of Finance10
BMAN10612 Business Economics10
BMAN10632 Fundamentals of Accounting10
BMAN20242 Introduction to Corporate Finance & Financial Instruments10
BMAN20792 Technology Strategy & Innovation 110
BMAN20832 Marketing10
BMAN20842 Organisations and Emploment10
BMAN21012 Global Contexts of Business and Management10
UCIL20022 Leadership in Action10
UCIL20032 Leadership in Action Online Unit10
UCIL20092 The Crisis of Nature: Issues in Environmental History10
UCIL20102 Multilingual Manchester10
UCIL20282 The Information Age10
UCIL21002 Leadership of Learning10
UCIL21102 Diverse Britain in a Globalising World10
UCIL21202 Bioethics: Contemporary Issues in Science and Biomedicine10
UCIL21402 Innovation for a Sustainable Society10
UCIL21802 Body, Health and Well-Being10
UCIL21902 Humanitarian Challenges in an Unequal World10
UCIL24002 The Art of Enterprise10
UCIL25002 The Digital Society10
UCIL29002 Physics & The Grand Challenges of Today10

Level 3 options for September 2017

Information iconOver the course of this programme 2 themes must be completed from the following list.

  1. Computer Architecture (COMP25111 COMP25212 COMP35112 ) Arrow pointing leftcompulsory
  2. System-on-Chip (COMP22111 COMP32211 ) Arrow pointing leftcompulsory

Level 3 - option pool 1

From this option pool choose a maximum of 20 credits and a minimum of 10 credits.
CodeTitleCreditsTheme
COMP31111 Verified Development10Rigorous Development
COMP33511 User Experience10Software Engineering / Interactive Systems Design
COMP33711 Agile Software Engineering10Agile Methods
COMP36111 Advanced Algorithms 110Programming and Algorithms
COMP37111 Advanced Computer Graphics10Visual Computing
COMP38411 Cryptography and Network Security10Mobile Computing and Networks

Level 3 - option pool 2

From this option pool choose a maximum of 20 credits and a minimum of 10 credits.
CodeTitleCreditsTheme
COMP33812 Software Evolution10Agile Methods
COMP34412 Natural Language Systems10Natural Language, Representation and Reasoning
COMP36212 Advanced Algorithms 210Programming and Algorithms / Programming and Algorithms
COMP36512 Compilers10Computer Languages
COMP37212 Computer Vision10Visual Computing
COMP32412 The Internet of Things: Architectures and Applications10Web and Distributed Systems

Level 3 - option pool 3

From this option pool choose a maximum of 40 credits and a minimum of 0 credits.
CodeTitleCreditsTheme
COMP34120 AI and Games20Learning and Search in Artificial Intelligence
COMP38120 Documents, Services and Data on the Web20Web and Distributed Systems

Level 4 options for September 2017

Information iconYou should aim to do 45 or 60 credits in each of semester 1 and
semester 2.

Pools 1 to 4 map to periods 1 to 4 in the PGT timetable. You must
pick exactly one module from Pool 5 avoiding timetable clashes.

Mandatory units - 40 credits
Optional units - 90 credits (6 course units)

Level 4 - compulsory units

All of the units in this pool are mandatory.
CodeTitleCredits
COMP40901 UG MEng Industrial Project25
MCEL40042 Business Feasibility Study15

Level 4 - option pool 1

From this option pool choose a maximum of 30 credits and a minimum of 15 credits.
CodeTitleCredits
COMP60411 Modelling data on the web15
COMP60611 Parallel Programs and their Performance15
COMP60711 Data Engineering15
COMP61011 Foundations of Machine Learning15
COMP61411 Cryptography15

Level 4 - option pool 2

From this option pool choose a maximum of 30 credits and a minimum of 15 credits.
CodeTitleCredits
COMP60621 Designing for Parallelism and Future Multi-core Computing15
COMP61021 Modelling and visualization of high-dimensional data15
COMP61421 Cyber Security15
COMP62421 Querying Data on the Web15

Level 4 - option pool 3

From this option pool choose a maximum of 30 credits and a minimum of 0 credits.
CodeTitleCredits
COMP60332 Automated Reasoning and Verification15
COMP60532 Principles of Digital Biology15
COMP61232 Mobile and Energy Efficient Systems15
COMP61332 Text Mining15
COMP62532 Component-based Software Development15

Level 4 - option pool 4

From this option pool choose a maximum of 30 credits and a minimum of 0 credits.
CodeTitleCredits
COMP60542 Introduction to Health Informatics15
COMP61242 Mobile Communications15
COMP61342 Computer Vision15