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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.
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
The University of Buckingham was founded in 1976. It is the only independent University in the United Kingdom to hold a royal charter, which gives it the power to award its own degrees. It is a non profit-making charity. From...
Location & accommodation
Buckingham is a picturesque English market town. It lies between Milton Keynes to the East and Oxford to the West (there is a regular bus service to both) and is about an hour’s journey from London; so the shopping malls, cinemas, theatres and clubs are not far away. In Buckingham Town you can find Tesco, Waitrose, and W. H. Smith, as well as more specialist shops. There is a range of...