University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Web Technology

This programme studies the web as a foundational technology for the digital economy, including the architecture and services that support a mobile infrastructure of social networks and big data services. The course specialises in web system development and requires a technical background with good programming experience.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (e.g. computer science, software engineering). Where English is not the native language: IELTS 6.5 (6 in each competency); internet-based TOEFL: 92 (21 in each competency).

Course modules

Semester 1: Web architecture; foundations of web science; quantitative research methods for assessing technology; web development; designing usable and accessible technologies; implementing cyber security. Semester 2: semantic web technologies; science of online social networks; open data innovation; intelligent agents; e-business strategy.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Physical Sciences and Engineering
Telephone number: 
023 8059 2630