Why study with us

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top 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.

Being an Online Student

Being an online student means you will probably never visit University campuses but it does not mean you are deprived of other student privileges. 

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 course.

HPC facilities

You will have access to leading-edge platforms and technologies, such as ARCHER, the UK's national supercomputer.

About EPCC

You will study at EPCC, the UK's leading centre of supercomputing expertise based within the University of Edinburgh.

Contact Us

Programme Administrator
Cat Andrade
Tel: +44 (0) 131 650 4846

Course Secretary
Ben Morse
Tel: +44 (0) 131 651 3398

Online learning at the University of Edinburgh

More information on online learning opportunities at The University of Edinburgh is available at the University's online learning website