Advanced Computer Science MSc

Heriot-Watt University

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Course info

This one-year, full-time research course provides the opportunity to investigate the state-of-the-art in an advanced topic in Computer Science and develop an innovative solution to one of its challenges. Students are guided in this by their research supervisor. Students will study 4 MSc course options, develop a Masters class, undertake a research project preparation course and then write a research project thesis of between 20,000 and 30,000 words.Students must submit a 2 or 3 page research ... READ MORE

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Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 1 year | SEP

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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96th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
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29th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
32nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, December 2019

Tuition fees

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£4,380 per year
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£19,560 per year
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How Computer Science students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 52 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 51%
3 star 16%
2 star 1%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,129 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 57%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

Heriot-Watt University

Riccarton Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH14 4AS United Kingdom Nearest train station: Curriehill  0.4 miles away

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