This course is designed for International Students
The new Masters course in Computing Science and Web Technologies will give you the advanced skills and expertise to excel in the international computing and IT industry.
This specialist postgraduate course in Computing Science and Web Technologies is only available to international students (i.e. students domiciled outside the UK and EU) and will equip you with high-level knowledge and understanding of computing, computing science and web technologies.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement in a variety of UK industries with close links to the University.
You will consolidate and extend your knowledge and skills in specific disciplines, including databases, web programming, and object oriented programming
You will have the opportunity to undertake an industrial placement with a UK organisation in industries such as: engineering, aeronautical engineering, energy, IT, business, and finance
You will study at Perth College UHI, in the heart of Scotland, with easy access to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands
Perth College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands
, has a vibrant international student community
Core modules are: Web programming; Mobile technologies; Intelligent systems
Core modules are: Database systems; Human computer interaction; Web science
To achieve the award of MSc Computing Science and Web Technologies you must complete a research dissertation and a work placement.
How will I study
You will study through a combination of lectures, practical exercises and projects; You will also use a wide range of technologies and technology networks, including email and online discussion groups
This course is available at Perth College UHI, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NX
Top five reasons to study at UHI
1. Do something different: our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum which often reflects the unique environment and culture of our region and closely links to vocational skills required by a range of sectors.
2. Flexible learning options mean that you can usually study part time or full time. Some courses can be studied fully online from home or work, others are campus-based.
3. Choice of campuses – we have campuses across the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Each campus is different from rich cultural life of the islands; the spectacular coasts and mountains; to the bright lights of our city locations.
4. Small class sizes mean that you have a more personal experience of university and receive all the support you need from our expert staff
5. The affordable option - if you already live in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland you don't have to leave home and incur huge debts to go to university; we're right here on your doorstep
Scholarships relevant to this course are displayed (where available) below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UHI, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/tuition-fees-postgraduate
How to apply
If you want to apply for this postgraduate programme click on the ‘visit website’ button below which will take you to the relevant course page on our website, from there select the Apply tab to complete our online application.
If you still have any questions please get in touch with our information line by email using the links beow or call on 0845 272 3600.
An exciting and diverse student life awaits our international students. Choose to study in one of the larger urban centres of the region, such as Perth, Inverness or Elgin, or in one of the smaller towns or island communities, including the Western and Northern Isles. http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international
English Language Requirements
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The standard English Language criteria to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands
are detailed on our English language requirements page http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/how-to-apply-to-uhi/english-language-requirements
A minimum 2:2 honours UK-equivalent Computing degree from a recognised university or equivalent awarding institutionEquivalences in education will be checked using NARIC through the International CentreAlternative and equivalent qualifications and experience will be considered on an individual basis, overseen by the admissions panelYou should also have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or above, with no individual components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) scoring less than 6