The School of Informatics at Edinburgh University offers highly praised
1 year MSc (MS) degrees in Informatics, Artificial Intelligence,
Cognitive Science and Computer Science.
The course consists of 6 months taught work, with modules
selected from over 50 modules at masters level, grouped into the
following specialisms, followed by a supervised 6 month project.
* Analytical and Scientific Databases
* Computational Systems Biology
* Computer Systems and Software Engineering
* Fundamentals of High Performance Computing Systems
* Intelligent Robotics
* Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
* Learning from Data
* Natural Language and Language Engineering
* Neural Computation and Neuroinformatics
* Theoretical Computer Science
More about the course can be seen at:
Dissertations from previous projects can be seen at:
The School of Informatics received an excellent rating in the most
Teaching Quality Assessment exercise.
In the UK, the higher education funding bodies carry out a Research
Assessment Exercise (RAE).
The last RAE exercise was held in 2001 and the University of Edinburgh
was the only university
in the UK awarded the top 5*A rating for Computer Science.
You must have a first or upper second class honours degree or its equivalent
(A or B GPA average), normally in an area of Informatics, such as
Cognitive Science or Computer Science. You must have experience in
Applicants with degrees in these disciplines will also be considered:
Electrical Engineering, Psychology, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Physics.
See here about application procedures:
Some studentships are available for UK/EC students.