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Computer Science & IT courses

Edinburgh Napier University

Computing With Professional Placement - Msc

  • Duration : 2 Years
  • Intake : Sep/Jan
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 9,050 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 80
  • PTE : 56


About this course

This programme is aimed at international students who have an interest in computing studies with the added benefit of professional work experience.

By taking this Masters degree in Computing with Professional Placement you will be able to further your undergraduate computing studies and professional experience in the areas of your particular interest. 

As well as building on your existing computing skills and taking them to the next level, you will learn to develop a critical understanding and an analytical approach to your choice of specialist areas.

The programme provides a unique opportunity to undertake work, entrepreneurship, or research training in a professional setting.

This allows you to implement your theoretical knowledge and gain valuable professional experiences as you collaborate with enterprises and research projects across Scotland.

Course details

In consultation with your tutor, you select from the full portfolio of modules offered by the School of Computing, taking into account your interests and past experience. 

For example, you may choose software development, user experience or information systems and focus on the skills involved, while a theme around security and forensics would comprise different areas of study.

Whichever direction you choose, you will end the course equipped with the expertise needed to take you further in your career.

You can select three modules in the first taught trimester 1, and three in the second, with some restrictions dictated by availability, timetabling, module prerequisites and the subjects you have already studied (as evidenced by your transcript and possibly a short test). The available modules are subject to change.

Edinburgh Napier University Highlights

Type of university Public
Location United Kingdom
Mode of Payment Direct payment, cash by post, Western Union, credit or debit card, or ePay.
Accreditation The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) or other recognized bodies
FAFSA Code G34184
Student population 19,500
Housing capacity 1,240 students
The average cost of attendance 28,000-30,000 GBP

Edinburgh Napier University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The table below shows the estimated cost of living in UK while attending the institute. The cost is presented annually and may vary according to the needs of individuals.

Item Amount per annum in GBP
Tuition fees 15,522-17,472
Accommodation, Food, Transportation, Books and Supplies, Insurance, etc. 12,600
Total 28,122-30,072

Edinburgh Napier University Application process

Application fee:

  • Undergraduate: 13 GBP to 24 GBP
  • Graduate: Not available

Supporting documents:

  • Academic transcripts and certificates
  • References
  • English proficiency proof
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume
  • Interview or portfolio (if required)
  • Copy of passport/visa
  • Copy of CAS (if applicable)

Academic requirements:

  • Undergraduate: Overall of 60% in Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or higher in the Intermediate (10+2) (XII Standard) or the international United Kingdom equivalent.
  • Graduate: Bachelor degree or its equivalent

English Proficiency Test Scores 

For taught undergraduate and graduate programs, any one of the following test scores are required:

Accepted tests Minimum required scores
IELTS (Academic) Overall, of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5
TOEFL iBT Overall, of 80 with a minimum of 17 in listening, 20 in speaking, 18 in reading, and 17 in writing
Pearson’s Test of Academic English Overall, of 56 with a minimum of 51 in each element
Cambridge C2 Proficiency (or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Cambridge B2 First (or Cambridge English First (FCE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Cambridge C1 Advanced (or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Trinity Integrated Skills Test (ISE) ISEII, ISEIII, ISEIV with a pass in each element

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, other tests that are accepted by the university include TOEFL ‘At Home’ Test (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), IELTS Indicator (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), online Edinburgh Napier English Language Courses, Duolingo, and IELTS Academic tests taken more than two years but less than four years will be considered with the use of English language in work or education during that period playing a big role.

Duolingo test and its IELTS equivalent is shown below

IELTS score Duolingo equivalent
6.0 with no subsection lower than 5.5 95-105
6.5 with no subsection lower than 6.0 105-115
7.0 with no subsection lower than 6.5 115-125
7.5 with no subsection lower than 7.0 125-135
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 9,050

Total

£ 9,050

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