Taught course

Computer Science and Web Technologies

University of the Highlands and Islands · Computing and IT

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours UK-equivalent Computing degree from a recognised university or equivalent awarding institution Equivalences in education will be checked using NARIC through the International Centre Alternative and equivalent qualifications and experience will be considered on an individual basis, overseen by the admissions panel You should also have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or above, with no individual components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) scoring less than 6

Months of entry


Course content

The new Masters course in Computing Science and Web Technologies will give you the advanced skills and expertise to excel in the international computing and IT industry.

This specialist postgraduate course in Computing Science and Web Technologies is only available to international students (i.e. students domiciled outside the UK and EU) and will equip you with high-level knowledge and understanding of computing, computing science and web technologies.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement in a variety of UK industries with close links to the University.

Special features

  • You will consolidate and extend your knowledge and skills in specific disciplines, including databases, web programming, and object oriented programming
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake an indutrial placement with a UK organisation in industries such as: engineering, aeronautical engineering, energy, IT, business, and finance
  • To achieve the award of MSc Computing Science and Web Technologies you must complete a research dissertation and a work placement.
  • You will study at Perth College UHI, in the heart of Scotland, with easy access to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands
  • Perth College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, has a vibrant international student community

The programme aims to produce graduates with an in-depth knowdge and underanding of Computing, Computing Science and web technologies informed by current scholarship and research, including a criticl awareness of current issues and develoments in computing. It will prepare students for the next stage in their careers.

Fees and funding

UK students
See website for details
International students
In 2016/17 per module (20 credits) on-site: International £1080


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

UHI Information Line
0845 272 3600