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¿Qué aprenderé?

The Master of Science (MSc) programme enables you to pursue advanced study in your area of interest with the opportunity to work on independent research.

Programme overview

Studying for an MSc is an opportunity for committed scientists to focus on a relevant area of interest or practise and pursue an advanced qualification. While taught masters will provide you with specialist training in your chosen field, a research masters will develop advanced research skills, working alongside Faculty of Science researchers - many of whom are major contributors in their field. Late Year Semester will start in November.

120-point MSc

Most students enter an MSc following completion of a PGDipSci. You will need to complete 120 points (maximum of 160 points) in a specialisation within one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study (research masters) or four years of part-time study (taught masters). Not all specialisations offer both taught and research options.

240-point MSc

If you enter a MSc directly from an undergraduate degree you will need to complete 240 points (maximum of 280 points) in a specialisation in two years of full-time study or four years of part-time study (research masters) or six years of part-time study (taught masters). Not all specialisations offer both taught and research options.

Logic and Computation

You can study Logic and Computation as a postgraduate specialisation in either our Faculty of Arts or Faculty of Science programmes.

Postgraduate study in Logic and Computation combines a strong core of advanced courses in Computer Science and Philosophy, alongside Linguistics, Logic and Computation and Mathematics to explore the development of computer languages. Areas of research interests open to exploration include:

  • The design of algorithms
  • Definitions of computer models and complexity classes
  • Formal theories of syntax
  • The implementation and use of intelligent software agents
  • Issues in semantics such as pragmatics
  • Logic and set theory
  • An overview of the learning problem and the view of learning by search
  • Philosophy and computation
  • Representation formalisms
  • Standard artificial intelligence problem-solving paradigms
  • Surveys agent architectures and multi-agent frameworks

Structuring

Master of Science (MSc) in Logic and Computation 120-point (one-year) research masters

120 points: LOGICOMP 796 Thesis

Master of Science (MSc) in Logic and Computation 240-point research masters

  • 15 points from:
    • COMPSCI 720 Advanced Design and Analysis of Algorithms
    • COMPSCI 750 Computational Complexity
  • 15 points from:
    • PHIL 736 Logic 1
    • PHIL 737 Logic 2
    • PHIL 738 Philosophical Logic
  • 90 additional points from:
    • COMPSCI 720 Advanced Design and Analysis of Algorithms
    • COMPSCI 750 Computational Complexity
    • COMPSCI 760 Data Mining and Machine Learning
    • COMPSCI 767 Intelligent Software Agents
    • LINGUIST 721 Formal Syntax
    • LINGUIST 724 Semantics and Pragmatics
    • LOGICOMP 701 Directed Studies
    • LOGICOMP 702 Special Topic
    • MATHS 713 Logic and Set Theory
    • MATHS 715 Graph Theory and Combinatorics
    • PHIL 736 Logic 1
    • PHIL 737 Logic 2
    • PHIL 738 Philosophical Logic
  • 120 points:
    • LOGICOMP 796 Thesis

Further study options

Doctor of Philosophy

1 December start available for 120-point research masters only, subject to supervisor availability.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Science

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$46.638,50 (US$ 29.906) por año
Tuition fee: NZ $46,525 - NZ $46,752

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

4 July 2022

Más detalles

Fecha de inicio

18 Julio 2022, 1 Diciembre 2022, 5 Enero 2023

Lugar

University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,

AUCKLAND CITY,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$46.638,50 (US$ 29.906) por año
Tuition fee: NZ $46,525 - NZ $46,752

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

4 July 2022

Más detalles

Fecha de inicio

18 Julio 2022, 1 Diciembre 2022, 5 Enero 2023

Lugar

Leigh Marine Campus

Leigh Marine Laboratory,

160 Goat Island Road,

Leigh,

0985, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Admission to a 120 point Masters degree: Normally this requires a completed bachelor honours degree or postgraduate diploma from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognised university (or similar) overseas. Admission to a 180 point Masters degree: This normally requires a completed bachelor degree or postgraduate certificate from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent qualification from a recognised university (or similar) overseas. Previous work experience may be taken into account. Admission to a 240 point Masters degree: This normally requires a completed bachelor degree from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent qualification from a recognised university (or similar) overseas. Previous work experience may be taken into account. GPE - Grade Point Equivalent: 4.0; IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85

Para estudiantes internacionales

Research 120 points:

You must have completed one year of postgraduate study, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 5.0.

Research 240 points:

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science in a similar field to your intended specialisation at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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