Postgraduate study

School: Informatics

About the School

Informatics is the study of natural and engineered computational systems. It encompasses the academic disciplines of computer science, software engineering, artificial intelligence and cognitive science.

Edinburgh’s School of Informatics is the largest academic centre of its kind in Europe and the UK’s most successful informatics research institution. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked us first in the UK for computer science and informatics. We produce more world-leading and internationally excellent research in this field than any other university in the UK. Our size and strength also support unparalleled breadth in our taught courses, which are consistently ranked excellent in external assessments.

By joining our School you will become part of an exciting and vibrant academic culture that will help you to develop the skills and knowledge for a successful career in industry or academia.

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We offer a range of options for postgraduate study: from professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to part-time, online study. Find out which graduate study option is right for you: