Meet our students

Find out from our alumni about some of the things they love about the MSc programmes, the University, the city of Edinburgh and how the experience has been for them.

Alasdair, Pádraig, Raluca and Jia are all recent graduates from the MSc programmes in High Performance Computing at the University of Edinburgh.

Programmes and courses

In this film, they will tell you what they like about studying on the MSc programmes and what they have learned from the MSc. They also talk about how they are taught, the student life and what support and facilities are available.

Watch this video on YouTube - Programmes and courses - MSc programmes in HPC


In this film, they will tell you what dissertation projects they are doing and the support they get. During the project, they have access to the state-of-the-art supercomputing facilities, including the UK’s national supercomputers. They also talk about the opportunity to undertake industry-based projects with an external company.

Watch this video on YouTube - Dissertation project - MSc programmes in HPC


In this film, they will tell you how the MSc programmes have helped them achieve their career goal, either pursuing a PhD or working in industry.  They also tell you what knowledge, skills and techniques they have gained during their study and what opportunities the MSc programmes may bring.

Watch this video on YouTube - Careers - MSc programmes in HPC

Video transcripts

You can download the transcripts of these videos:

What's next?

Find out about our entry requirements and how to apply.

Contact us

Mr Ben Morse
+44 (0) 131 651 3398

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