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Software Development (Part Time) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Software Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc is specifically designed for graduates of non-computing disciplines. This part-time option is taught in the evenings and spread over 3 years to allow you to study while in full-time employment. You may already be in the IT sector, but wish gain a formal qualification to aid career progression. This course is also perfect for school teachers with non-computing backgrounds who want to gain a computing qualification.You will learn how to design and create web applications, mobile apps and large data-driven computer systems. You need no computing background at all to do this course, but when you leave, you will be equipped with the technical, analytical and professional skills required to take on a range of roles in the IT industry. The curriculum was designed in collaboration with significant industrial partners who helped ensure the most relevant module content. This has helped ensure that graduates are highly trained and much sought after by employers.The lecturing team have particular research specialisms in developing novel and effective methods for teaching computer science. They have extensive publications in this area and have been awarded several student-nominated teaching awards for their work. You’ll learn how to analyse problems and design robust and elegant software systems to solve the problems. This includes gaining skills in programming, web development, database design, and software testing. You will also learn how to work well as part of a development team using modern development techniques and tools.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time evening

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

Programming
Software Testing
Databases
Web Development
Software Engineering
Software Development Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants normally should have a 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline excluding Computer Science or other similar Computing degree. Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements may be considered for admission under Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL).

Department profile

A warm Belfast welcome to the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen's University! Our Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences spans disciplines that impact on lives today and will shape our future. With strength in traditional engineering disciplines, the Faculty - through its seven individual Schools - brings together diverse topics, such as carbon-dating and astrophysics, to create a dynamic multidisciplinary setting...more

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