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MSc Software Development (Part Time)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Software Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MSc in Software Development is designed in collaboration with industry to provide a year of intensive education in software development and is specifically designed for graduates of non-computing disciplines. It has an extremely high graduate employability rate and is the highest rated MSc computing course for student satisfaction in the UK. 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 also have the option of completing in 2 years. The project can be commenced in the third semester of the second year of the course, once all the taught modules are successfully completed. The project must be undertaken full time to enable successful completion in that semester.

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.

Career Prospects

Introduction

Employment opportunities in software engineering are excellent, as evidenced through the consistent and continued growth of the software sector. A career within the profession is not only well remunerated but also rewarding, with software professionals able to select between a range of career progression paths. Given the diversity of careers, the variety of skills gained from a non-IT primary degree are strongly valued by IT employers and will help augment the employment opportunities of graduates from this programme.

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Different course options

Part time evening | Queen's University Belfast | 3 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Part time evening

Duration

3 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Computing Fundamentals
Programming
Web Development
Software Engineering
Databases

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally 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). Please visit for the University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and information on application procedures.

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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