School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences  (MACS)

MACS Postgraduate Courses

Reasons to Choose Heriot-Watt

  • We're in Edinburgh which is a fabulous city to live in with lots to see and do
  • Research in MACS has been independently assessed as being at a level of international excellence
  • There's ample accommodation on the campus where you will be spoiled for choice for sport and leisure facilities
  • We boast a thriving international community of high quality postgraduate students who are attracted by our reputation and facilities from across the globe
  • Our postgraduate masters degrees equip students with the highest level of technical skills and provide an ideal springboard for fast-track progression in your career
Actuarial Science
Advanced Computer Science
Advanced Internet Applications

Applied Mathematical Sciences

Applied Mathematical Sciences
with Biological and Ecological Modelling
Applied Mathematical Sciences
with Climate Change Impacts Modelling
Artificial Intelligence
Computational Biology
Computer Services Management
Creative Software Systems
Financial Mathematics
Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
Information Technology (Business)
Information Technology (Software Systems)
Intelligent Web Technology
Quantitative Risk Management
Software Engineering
Web Entrepreneurship


SAAS grants that pay fees are available to Scottish and EU students for some of these postgraduate courses.

If you're interested in any of the courses and would like more information, please email us or give us a call - the numbers are on the right. You can also fill in our online application form In addition, the school offers postgraduate research opportunities on non-taught programmes. For more details click on a departmental link at the left of this page.