Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Information Technology

This programme aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and information technology subjects at Master's level. It covers the design and development of IT systems, the management of IT projects, the digital economy and the development of business applications.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class 3 year Bachelor's degree; or 3 year diploma with a reasonable academic component of information technology or computer science; English level of at least IELTS 5.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Course modules

Project: research methods and requirements engineering; project: design and implementation; project: testing and presentation; software engineering; professional development. Optional: artificial intelligence and intelligent agents; database and information systems; software engineering foundations; advanced software engineering; operating systems and concurrency; sociotechnical and soft systems; software engineering master class.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

School of Mathematical and Computer Science scholarships (15% of fees) available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 451 3284