Taught course

Computer Science

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Informatics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics or psychology, plus experience in computer programming.

You must have a sufficient mathematical and informatics background for your chosen area of study.

International qualifications

Check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements:

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc will give you specialist knowledge in the design, implementation and use of computing systems ranging from the components of a single processor to computer networks as vast as the internet.

You will gain a solid foundation in theoretical understanding and learn a wide variety of practical techniques that you could use in varied career settings.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to International Students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://wwww.ed.ac.uk/studying/international.

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment17
Dissertation50 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Informatics Teaching Organisation
Email
ito@inf.ed.ac.uk
Phone
0131 650 2706