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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Perth College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1.5 years

Course summary

What is special about this course?

In the past twenty years, the web has had a major impact on the way in which we work, live and learn. As the sector continues to grow there is a constant need for individuals and organisations to keep abreast of new developments in the field. This programme has been designed to meet the needs of the global IT industry and will give you the advanced skills and expertise to excel in this fast-paced and competitive marketplace.

This fully online programme offers two specialised exit awards; the pathway you choose will depend on your own specific background and interests:

MSc Web Technologies

If your knowledge and experience of computing are already beyond that of an end-user and you wish to gain enhanced web technologies skills, then this pathway is for you. You will explore cutting-edge technologies and gain a solid grounding in programming and software development.

MSc Web Technologies with Management

This pathway, while primarily having a technological focus, will explore key aspects of business and management particularly relevant in an international environment. You will receive a thorough grounding in core management principles, practices and techniques strongly contextualised to web-based applications.

Both pathways will help you develop and build on your specific technical expertise, and gain practical, analytical, and highly transferable skills sought after by employers.

Special features

  • Gain a master's degree at a pace that suits you through online study
  • Fully online study allows you the flexibility to fit your study around work and personal commitments
  • Study individual modules for your own professional development or work towards the PgCert, Pg Diploma and ultimately a Masters award.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of the programme you will have improved your skills, confidence and knowledge levels, leading to enhanced career opportunities in different sectors of the IT industry. Alternatively, you may be interested in roles in the public sector, in academia, or through business start-up and growth.

How long will my course last?

Full-time: 1.5 years to complete the MSc
Part-time (structured): Pg Cert 1 year, Pg Diploma 2 years, it will nornally take 3 years to complete the MSc.
Part-time (unstructured): Individual modules chosen as CPD will normally take approximately 12 weeks to complete.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 8,820per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 110 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    50

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