The minimum entry requirement is a relevant UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, or equivalent work experience. You must also be a competent programmer in C, C++, Fortran, Java or Python.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
You will study at EPCC, the UK’s leading supercomputing centre. EPCC is the major provider of high performance computing (HPC) training in Europe with an international reputation for excellence in HPC education and research.
Our staff have a wealth of expertise across all areas of HPC, parallel programming technologies and data science.
This MSc programme has a strong practical focus and provide access to leading- edge HPC systems such as ARCHER, which is the UK’s largest, fastest and most powerful supercomputer, with more than 100,000 CPU cores.
Data science involves the manipulation, processing and analysis of data to extract knowledge, and HPC provides the power that underpins it.
You will learn the multidisciplinary skills and knowledge in both HPC and data science to unlock the knowledge contained in the increasingly large, complex and challenging data sets that are now generated across many areas of science and business.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.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
Course contact details
- MSc Administrator
- +44 (0)131 651 5030