Why study with us
The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top 20 universities. A postgraduate qualification from the University of Edinburgh will equip you with more than just specialist academic skills; support and training will provide you with the key qualities that employers are looking for and will give you advantages in the job market.
Learn from the experts
Our teaching staff and personal tutors have a wealth of experience and expertise in all aspects of computer science, HPC, parallel programming and analysis of big data. You will be taught by EPCC's supercomputing experts and supported by a personal tutor who will provide academic guidance throughout your degree.
Some of our previous graduates share their views on the MSc, the University, the people, as well as living in the UK and the city of Edinburgh.
Meet our collaborators
Each year, the MSc programmes include a series of guest lectures given by a range of collaborators and speakers from industry and academia from the UK and abroad.
You will have access to leading-edge platforms and technologies, such as ARCHER, the UK's national supercomputer.
You will study at EPCC, the UK's leading centre of supercomputing expertise based within the University of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh is one of Europe's most vibrant cities. It is regularly ranked as one of the most desirable places to live in the world, so we are sure that you will love studying here.