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Climate Change Finance and Investment MSc

Climate Change Finance and Investment MSc

This MSc was previously known as Carbon Finance, but has been renamed to better reflect the content of the programme. The challenge of responding and adapting to climate change will drive trillions of...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 22,000 per year (UK)
  • Fundamentals of Infrastructure Finance (10 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Climate Risk and Investment Alignment (10 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methods for Climate Change Finance (10 Credits) - Core
  • Carbon and Environmental Consulting Project (20 Credits) - Core
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MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences with Climate and Environmental Modelling

MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences with Climate and Environmental Modelling

Overview Climate change is recognised as having potentially huge impacts on the environment and on human society. This programme is designed to give students an understanding of climate change causes,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,320 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,160 per year (UK)
  • Mathematical Ecology (15 Credits) - Core
  • Climate Change; Causes and Impact (15 Credits) - Core
  • Masters Project and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Data Assimilation with Applications to Climate Change (15 Credits) - Core
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MSc Computational Data Science

MSc Computational Data Science

MSc Computational Data Science harnesses Heriot-Watt’s world-leading expertise in the statistical foundations of data science and associated computational techniques, with applications to imaging and...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,632 per year (UK)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: 4,816 per year (UK)

MSc Analytical Science for the Biosciences Industries

MSc Analytical Science for the Biosciences Industries

An exciting new degree developed in close collaboration between Heriot-Watt University and our industrial partners in the biosciences sector. This Masters degree provides science graduates with advanced...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,632 per year (UK)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: 4,816 per year (UK)

MSc Global Environmental Change and Policy

MSc Global Environmental Change and Policy

The pace of change of our climate is staggering, with the climate system strongly influenced by numerous environmental and global feedback processes. Understanding these complex issues, as well as our...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)

MRes in Geomechanics

MRes in Geomechanics

Overview Research developed by the Geomechanics team covers a wide range of areas, including laboratory testing, microstructure analysis, constitutive modelling and geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering studies. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 6 years Part time degree

MRes in Uncertainty Quantification

MRes in Uncertainty Quantification

Overview Nothing about oil reservoirs is ever absolutely certain. The critical question from a business viewpoint is whether the lack of knowledge makes a difference to how we develop a reservoir, and...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

MRes in Estuary and Coastal Geosciences

MRes in Estuary and Coastal Geosciences

Overview The group has particular interests in applied Quaternary geology and geomorphology, especially with reference to coastal and estuarine management. We are also interested in the applications...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,250 per year (UK)

MRes in Yeast Research

MRes in Yeast Research

Overview Yeast physiology with a distinct molecular biological basis is a major research area within Life Sciences and the International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD). Many projects relate...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

MSc Computational Mathematics and Data Analysis

MSc Computational Mathematics and Data Analysis

Overview Accurate and efficient scientific computations lie at the heart of most cross-discipline collaborations. It is vital that such computations are performed in a stable, efficient manner and that...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,320 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,160 per year (UK)
  • Numerical Analysis (PDEs)- Core
  • Modelling and Tools- Core
  • Stochastic Simulation- Core
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MRes in Reservoir Geophysics

MRes in Reservoir Geophysics

Overview The Reservoir Geophysics group specialises in studies which integrate reservoir engineering and time-lapsed seismic data. Our particular focus is monitoring of producing hydrocarbon reservoirs...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

MRes in Oilfield Chemistry

MRes in Oilfield Chemistry

Overview A sound reputation has been established within the oil and gas industry for the delivery of quality, focused research, which is reflected by the large number of companies that regularly offer...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Part time degree

MRes in Nano-Safety Research

MRes in Nano-Safety Research

Overview The Nanosafety Research Group is a multi-disciplinary research group that conducts work to assess the potential human and environmental effects of nanomaterials, encompassing human and environmental...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

MRes in Hydrates and PVT

MRes in Hydrates and PVT

Overview Gas hydrates are crystalline compounds that can form when water or ice and suitably sized molecules are brought together under favourable conditions, usually at low temperatures and elevated pressures. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

PgDip / PgCert Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences

PgDip / PgCert Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences

Overview The Graduate Certificate is designed for applicants who wish to study one of our MSc programmes but who have not studied a sufficient level of mathematics or statistics at University to meet...Read more
(4.1)
  • 9 months Full time degree: 8,320 per year (UK)

MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences

MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences

This is one of the few dedicated Applied Mathematics MSc programmes in the UK. For over 40 years Heriot-Watt has been exceptionally strong in Applied Mathematics and we have world-leading researchers...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,776 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 3,888 per year (UK)
  • Masters Project and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Optimisation (15 Credits) - Core
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MSc Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment

MSc Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment

Large global changes, and climate change in particular, are having significant impacts on the environment. The study of impacts and mitigation/adaptation measures in the marine environment requires a...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • Applied Research Design and Analysis- Core
  • Research Project (MSc only)- Core
  • GIS: Geographic Information System for Marine Environmental Scientists- Core
  • Marine Environmental Monitoring- Core
  • Climate Change: Sustainability and Adaptation- Core
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MSc Mathematics

MSc Mathematics

Our MSc in Mathematics is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of a range of topics in mathematics. In addition, students who meet the appropriate criteria and proceed to the project...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 7,776 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 3,888 per year (UK)
  • Functional Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Partial Differential Equations (15 Credits) - Core
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Masters Project and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
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PgDip / PgCert Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences

PgDip / PgCert Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences

Overview The Graduate Certificate is designed for applicants who wish to study one of our MSc programmes but who have not studied a sufficient level of mathematics or statistics at University to meet...Read more
(4.1)
  • 9 months Full time degree: 7,776 overall cost (UK)
  • Numerical Analysis A (Level 8)
  • Introduction to Statistical Science B (Level 7)
  • Probability and Statistics B (Level 8)
  • Probability and Statistics A (Level 8)
  • Introduction to Statistical Science A (Level 7)
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MSc International Marine Science

MSc International Marine Science

Overview This International Marine Science course offers students with a background in marine biology, geology or geography the opportunity to integrate their expertise in the wider marine science context. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • Applied Research Design and Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Oceanography (15 Credits) - Core
  • ILES Environment Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • GIS for Marine and Environmental Scientists (15 Credits) - Core
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