Heriot-Watt University
Department of Computer Science
Information for Current MSc Students

Computer Science Academic Staff

Masters Programmes Programme Directors Image Room

Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence with Speech and
Multimodal Interaction
Dr. Ron Petrick R.Petrick EM 1.60

Computer Systems Management
Data Science
Sports Data Science
Dr Alasdair Gray A.J.G.Gray EM 1.39

Business Information Management
IT (Business)
Dr. Hamish Taylor H.Taylor EM 1.43

IT (Software Systems)
Network Security
Software Engineering
Dr Manuel Maarek M.Maarek EM 1.63

Human Robot Interaction Dr Katrin Lohan K.Lohan EM 1.44

Games Design and Development Dr Stefano Padilla K.Lohan EM 1.38

Postgraduate Director (Dubai)
Artificial Intelligence (Dubai)
IT (Software Systems) (Dubai)
Dr. Mohammad Hamdan M.Hamdan Dubai campus
Business Information Management (Dubai)
IT (Business) (Dubai)
Smitha Kumar S.Kumar Dubai campus
Computer Systems Management (Dubai) Steve Gill S.Gill Dubai campus
Data Science (Dubai) Dr Hind Zantout H.Zantout Dubai campus
Network Security (Dubai) Dr. Hani Ragab Hassen H.Ragab-Hassen Dubai campus
Software Engineering (Dubai) Mr. Talal Shaikh T.A.G.Shaikh Dubai campus

F21RP Research Methods Dr Ioannis Konstas I.Konstas EM 1.46

MSc Project (F21MP) Dr Lilia Georgieva L.Georgieva EM G.54

MSc Placements Dr Jessica Chen-Burger Y.J.Chenburger EM G.38

Postgraduate Director Dr Hamish Taylor H.Taylor EM 1.43

Further information on them can be found here.

MSc Representatives 2018/19 Edinburgh Campus

Yifan Yu Yifan Yu, Artificial Intelligence
Katarina Alexander Katarina Alexander, Artificial Intelligence (2 years)
Adrien Sanchez Adrien Sanchez, Artificial Intelligence with Speech and Multimodal Interaction
Mohammed Abdulai Mohammed Abdulai, Computer Systems Management
Stamatios Tiniakos Stamatios Tiniakos, Data Science
Kate MacAulay Kate MacAulay, Data Science (2 years)
Abubaker Mohammed Abubaker Mohammed, Human Robot Interaction
Rubina Mohammed Rubina Mohammed, Information Technology (Business)
Calum Henning Calum Henning, Information Technology (Software Systems)
Makenzy Abass Gumah Makenzy Abass Gumah, Network Security

MSc Student-Staff Forums     

Edinburgh 2018/11, 2018/3, 2016/11, 2015/11, 2014/12, 2013/11, 2012/10

Handbooks for On-Campus Students

Timetables (Edinburgh) 2018/19

Information on buildings and map of Edinburgh campus can be found here

Programme and Course Information


Off Campus (you require your MACS Login details) :- Past Exam Papers

Assessment Methods and Procedures - Appendix C MSc Programme Handbook

Mitigating Circumstances

If you have had any special circumstances that have affected your ability to satisfactorily complete your assessments (either examination or coursework), please read the university's web page on Mitigating Circumstances. The University's Mitigating Circumstances Policy is also available.

To notify us of any issues affecting you, you should complete the Mitigating Circumstance Form. It plus any supporting evidence (e.g. medical certificates) should be submitted to the MACS Office room EM 1.25.

F21RP Research Methods and Project Planning

MSc Dissertations

Dissertation Marksheets

MSc Dissertation Examples (other examples from 2010-2018 may also be found under Projects: Completed Projects, though not all include full text)

Other Information

Graduation Information

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