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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
msc-request@macs.hw.ac.uk
Duration 12 months
Start mid September
Structure 8 taught courses over 2 semesters and MSc project
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 CS at HWU is in top 10 in UK for overall satisfaction in NSS 2014
Professionalism Chartered Institute of IT (BCS) accredits our specialist MScs.
Employability 16 in UK for graduate prospects.
Long Experience We offered first 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 13, Independent 33, Times 41 among 120+ HEIs
UK Computer Science Ranking Guardian 21, Independent 27, Times 29 among 100+ CS depts
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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Contacts

Head of Computer Science: Nick Taylor
PG Secretary: June Maxwell
MSc Admissions: Hamish Taylor
PhD, MPhil Admissions: Mike Chantler
UG Admissions: Holly Murphy