Computer Science at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS

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Course summary

Edinburgh's long-established expertise in core computer science is recognised internationally and spans the range from computer architecture to theoretical computer science. This MSc offers you the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge in the design, analysis, implementation, and use of computer systems ranging from the components of a single processor to computer networks as vast as the Internet. You can also pursue a more theoretical direction by choosing courses in areas such as:

  • algorithms
  • programming languages
  • cryptography
  • quantum informatics
The programme provides a solid foundation in theoretical understanding and a wide variety of practical techniques applicable in many career settings.


See our website for detailed programme information.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

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Computer Science at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS