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Full-time MSc

Admission good relevant honours degree or 4 year equivalent
Academic English IELTS 6.0, ECCE or
CEF B2 (upper) for most MScs
IELTS 6.5 for MSc BIM, IT(Business)
Tier 4 Visa IELTS 5.5 in all 4 parts
Fees £16120 Overseas
£5880 England/Wales/NI
£4980 Scotland/EU
Enquiries tel: +44 (0) 131 451 4152
Duration 12 months
Start mid September
Scholarships Local, Overseas, Other
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Why Pick Us

Research Quality We're part of world class SICSA cluster. We did well in RAE 2008
Teaching Quality HWU is 11th in UK for overall satisfaction in NSS 2013
Professionalism The Chartered Institute of IT (BCS) accredits our specialist MScs.
Employability We are 16 out of 123 UK universities for graduate prospects.
Long Experience We offered 1st CS BSc in Scotland in 1966 and MScs from 1970
Proud History In 1821 we began as a School of Arts and became a university in 1966
High Repute Guardian ranks us 13th and Times ranks us 38th in UK universities.
Internationalism   More than a third of HWU students are from outside the UK
Prime Location We have a green campus on edge of historic city of Edinburgh
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