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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Software Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

With the IT sector expanding rapidly around the world, there has never been a better time to take a software engineering course. We will help you develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to further your career or research activities.

This course will introduce you to the latest industrial standard technologies and provide the opportunity to specialise in topics ranging from software architecture to implementation techniques, building on necessary skills to tackle modern software systems in an industrial context.

Furthermore, you will become familiar with a broad range of current scholarship work in software engineering and learn how to research and review published work.

With these new skills you will be prepared for a professional career in software systems and lead to rewarding work in the software industry such as software architect, solution architect, project manager, senior software developer etc.

Course detail

If you have a background in IT and want to specialise in software engineering, this course will hone your critical research and analysis skills and add to industry-specific knowledge.

It will help you build the skills you need to work with modern software systems in today’s industry and develop a comprehensive understanding of commercial software engineering.

Beyond the core topics, this software engineering degree will allow you to specialise in areas from software project management to implementation techniques.

This course is led by an academic team with extensive research and professional practice directly in software engineering. You will benefit from the industry experience and current research of supportive tutors, and enjoy access to computer labs, our modern library and a range of digital resources.

In the final stages of your course, you will use your enhanced research skills and knowledge to complete an original piece of work. This could be the design and implementation of a complex software application, a literature-focused study or a research-focused empirical study.

Study & career progression

The course has an emphasis on currency and relevance to current and future employment and should appeal to new and recent graduates who wish to further their careers in software engineering.

Once you graduate you could go on to work as a:

  • software architect
  • solution architect
  • project manager
  • solution architect
  • software project manager
  • systems analyst
  • senior software developer.

You may want to further your knowledge in a specific area through doctoral study.

Different course options

Full time | University of West London | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

With this module, you have the opportunity to carry out an original piece of research, adding to existing knowledge and demonstrating an ability to select, define and focus on a software engineering topic at an appropriate level. You will also develop and apply relevant methodologies to analyse your topic areas, and to develop recommendations and logical conclusions in the context of existing work in the area.
Research Methods - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or equivalent in computing, or engineering with a significant level of computing. We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more