Heriot-Watt University
MSc Programmes 2018/19
Department of Computer Science
Edinburgh scene
1 Year MSc
Admission good relevant honours degree or 4 year equivalent
English IELTS 6.5, ECCE, CEF B2+
Tier 4 Visa IELTS 5.5 in all 4 parts
Fees 2018/19 £18 120 Overseas
£5 360 Scotland/UK/EU
Enquiries tel: +44 (0) 131 451 8444
Duration 12 months
Start mid September
Structure 8 taught courses over 2 semesters and MSc project
Timetables 12 weeks of lectures per semester
Scholarships UK/EU, Overseas
Publicity flyer
Applications Apply online
Univ Videos International campus
Dept Video Computer Science
Student Video MSc experience
Research labs Robotics and Interaction
Key Facts
Research Quality In REF 2014 HWU was 33 in 128 UK universities. CS at HWU was 28 in 89 UK CS depts.
Teaching Quality Our CS BScs are 82% satisfied overall in NSS 2017. Our CS MScs are 89.5% satisfied with course quality in PTES 2017.
Professionalism Chartered Institute of IT (BCS) accredits our specialist MScs.
Employability 95% in employment or education within 6 months of HWU graduation.
Long Experience We offered 1st Scottish BSc CS in 1966 and MScs from 1970.
Proud History In 1821 we began as a School of Arts, and in 1966 as a university.
UK University Ranking Guardian 26, Complete 29, Times 39 in 120+ UK HEIs.
UK Computer Science Ranking Guardian 25, Complete 26, Times 29 in 100+ UK CS depts.
Internationalism   1 in 3 HWU students are non-UK.
Prime Location Green campus on edge of historic city of Edinburgh.