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Information Technology (Software Systems)

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
Duration
20808 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Information Technology (Software Systems) programme at Heriot-Watt University imparts the understanding and skills to develop advanced software systems to professional standards.

Overview

The programme has a flexible structure to suit graduates with a wide spectrum of degrees from those in IT to those with rather less academic computing content. 

Key Features 

  • The MSc covers core skills in Information Technology (IT) at MSc level while allowing students to study specialist advanced courses in topics such as animation, databases, e-commerce, games programming, intelligent robotics and network applications. 
  • Computer Science at Heriot-Watt is ranked 6th in Scotland by The Complete University league tables (2021).
  • Graduates in the Information Technology (Software Systems) at Heriot-Watt University can expect to find employment with software houses, IT companies, research and development divisions of companies, financial services organisations, defence contractors or government IT agencies, and as researchers or research students within universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database and Informations Systems
  • Network Applications
  • Research Methods and Project Planning
  • 3D Graphics and Animation
  • Advanced Interaction Design
  • Advanced Software Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requires a good honours degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subject area. 
  • Candidates holding a little less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. 
  • Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20808 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20808 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK / EU: £4,500
  • Overseas: £10,404

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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