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MSc Advanced Computer Science

Heriot-Watt University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This one-year, full-time research Masters degree provides the opportunity to investigate the state-of-the-art in an advanced topic in Computer Science and develop an innovative solution to one of its challenges. Students are guided in this by their research supervisor. Students will study 4 MSc course options, develop a Masters class, undertake a research project preparation course and then write a research project thesis of between 20,000 and 30,000 words. To qualify for an MSc by research, students must pass 4 lectured MSc courses, the 2 research preparation courses F21SM Software Engineering Master Class and F22RM Research Methods in Computer Science and write a research project thesis of 20,000 to 30,000 words.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,956per year

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 113 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    165 74%

    18th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    33rd

    34

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