Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Advanced Internet Applications

This programme aims to teach graduates with an information technology background the theory, methods and tools to develop distributed applications over the Internet using current advanced techniques; these include rich Internet applications, mobile Internet applications and distributed technologies like web services and grid applications.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, with a substantial academic component of computing or information technology; candidates with lesser qualifications, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the diploma course; transfer to the Master's may be possible later on if exam and course work are suitable. Non-native English speakers must have an English level of IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: computer network security; distributed systems programming; network applications; research methods and project planning; other modules: communications and networks; mobile communications and programming; software engineering foundations; systems programming and scripting; advanced interaction design; advanced software engineering; distributed and parallel technologies.

Sponsorship information

Some awards may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 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