A 2.2 honours degree, or equivalent, in computer science or a related discipline, although industrial or other experience may be taken into account.
Months of entry
Our MSc Advanced Web Engineering reflects how web applications continue to revolutionise the way modern enterprises conduct their business, both internally and externally. We educate you in the design and construction of web and e-commerce applications, and develop your understanding of current trends in this rapidly-evolving area. You acquire skills in using cutting-edge technologies including distributed computing, software design, object databases, XML, Web Services, JSP, ASP.NET, MVC frameworks and AJAX.
Graduates of MSc Advanced Web Engineering can work in a wide range of web-application and commerce-related companies.
Our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering has an international reputation for outstanding teaching and research, in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December 2008) 95 per cent of our computer science research was rated of internationally recognised quality, with 15 per cent rated as 'world-learning'.
We are one of the largest and best resourced schools in the UK. Our work is supported by extensive networked computer facilities and software aids, together with a wide range of test and instrumentation equipment. Our research covers a range of topics, from materials science and semiconductor device physics, to the theory of computation and the philosophy of computer science, with most of our research groups based around laboratories offering world-class facilities. Our impressive external research funding stands at over £4 million and we participate in a number of EU initiatives and undertake projects under contract to many outside bodies, including government and industrial organisations.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
We offer many funding opportunities to support talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations. For more information, visit our website at: www.essex.ac.uk.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||10|
|Dissertation||40 (10000 words)|
Course contact details
- Graduate Administrator
- +44 (0)1206 872719