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 programme specialises in web system development and requires a technical background with good programming experience.

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate discipline (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science). English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Semester one: Web Architecture; Foundations of Web Science; Quantitative Research Methods for Assessing Technology; Web Development; Designing Usable and Accessible Technologies; Implementing Cyber Security Semester two: Semantic Web Technologies; Science of Online Social Networks; Open Data Innovation; Intelligent Agents; E-Business Strategy.
Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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