Taught course

Web Science

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Pioneered by ECS in the UK and MIT in the US, Web Science analyses the Web at a systems level; on the one hand investigating the technical capabilities of its distributed information infrastructure while also scrutinising the public policy and social practices that have made it a transformative global phenomenon.

This programme will give you a multidisciplinary understanding of the Web in society and is open to graduates of Computer Science, IT, Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Compulsory modules include: Foundations of Web Science; Further Web Science; Interdisciplinary Thinking; Qualitative Research Methods for Assessing Technology; Quantitative Methods; Semantic Web Technologies; The Science of Online Social Networks; Web Architecture; MSc Research Project and Dissertation

Optional modules include: Computational Thinking; Innovation and Technology Transfer

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630