University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh


Spanning theory and practice, the course addresses the 'pervasive parallelism challenge', educating the graduates who will undertake the fundamental research and design required to transform methods and practices. Students will develop not only deep expertise in their own specialism, but crucially, an awareness of its relationships to other facets of the challenge.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good 1st degree in computer science, or a related discipline appropriate to the area within which you plan to study. If English is not their 1st language, they must have 1 of the following qualifications as evidence of their spoken and written English: IELTS Academic module: 6.5 (with score no lower than 6.0 in each section); TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (with no score lower than 20 in each section); PTE: 61 (with no score lower than 56 in each section); CPE: Grade C; CAE: Grade B.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
PhD Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 3 calendar years
PhD Full-time £ 17,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 calendar years

Campus details

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Key information

School of Informatics Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0131 650 3091