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Department of Computer Science, Programme Catalogue 2013/14

RSCM-AFD02: Doctor of Engineering (EngD) in Digital Media

Leading to the award of DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Students on this programme may study units from both the University of Bath and Bournemouth University and must accumulate at least 48 credits (and up to 60 credits) from the units offered by both universities.

The lists below show units offered on this programme by the University of Bath. A list of units offered by Bournemouth University can be found at http://www.digital-entertainment.org/info-applicants.html.

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) will be approved following procedures set out in the APL guidelines for the CDE via the APL template. APEL may also be granted according to the Centre's guidelines. The QA45 Code of Practice applies.

The RE must achieve the requirements for taught credit set out in their Personal Development Profile in order to progress to the final two years of the programme.

48 credits to be achieved by end of Year 2, with retrieval if needed. The pass mark and methods of retrieval are determined by the institutional unit provider. A Progression document of 6000- 10,000 words will be evaluated, primarily to determine preparedness for remaining 2 years of research. An RE who fails to achieve the progression requirements may be required to leave the EngD programme. Should an RE fail to make progress, they may be offered the opportunity to transfer onto another programme of study.

Academic Year

ZZ40011 Director of Studies approved unit 30 Credits

Semester 1

  • CM50202 is only available for APL.
  • It is possible to take more than one Director of Studies approved unit.
CM40212 Internet technology 6 Credits
CM50109 Formal methods & programming 12 Credits
CM50121 Safety critical systems 6 Credits
CM50123 Networking 6 Credits
CM50200 Mobile and pervasive systems 6 Credits
CM50202 Computer graphics 6 Credits
CM50206 Intelligent agents 6 Credits
XX50134 Quantitative methods 1: introduction to quantitative methods 6 Credits
XX50136 Qualitative methods 1 6 Credits
ZZ30001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2

  • It is possible to take more than one Director of Studies approved unit.
CM40149 Collaborative systems 6 Credits
CM40179 Entrepreneurship 6 Credits
CM40198 Digital media 6 Credits
CM50150 Interactive communication design 6 Credits
CM50203 Advanced computer graphics 6 Credits
CM50205 Advanced human computer interaction 6 Credits
CM50208 Computer vision 6 Credits
CM50209 Security and integrity 6 Credits
CM50210 Cryptography 6 Credits
CM50230 Intelligent control and cognitive systems 6 Credits
XX50135 Quantitative methods 2 6 Credits
XX50138 Qualitative methods 2 6 Credits
ZZ30004 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits
ZZ50005 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2013/14 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.