Taught course

Advanced Internet Applications

Heriot-Watt University · School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Entry requirements

Admission requires a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or its equivalent with a substantial academic component of Computing or IT. Candidates holding less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level.

Months of entry


Course content

Advanced Internet Applications is designed for graduates with an IT background and teaches the theory, methods and tools to develop distributed applications over the internet using current advanced techniques. These include rich internet applications, mobile internet applications and distributed technologies like web services and cloud computing. The MSc project is carried out in some cases in collaboration with an outside industrial or academic organisation.

Graduates can expect to find employment within software houses, IT companies, research and development divisions of companies, financial services organisations, defence contractors or government IT agencies, or as researchers.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS overall 6.0 (with no score lower than 5.5 in any individual category). or equivalent. We also offer a range of pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme.

Fees and funding

For details of all scholarship opportunities and current fees please visit our website or contact us by email.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

June Maxwell
+44 (0)131 451 4152
+44 (0)131 451 3327