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Advanced Software Engineering

We teach you how to build robust, effective software systems, and how to critique and evaluate the latest software engineering techniques. Through project work, you'll learn how to apply your knowledge in the real world.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in computer science, software engineering or a closely related subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules
Object-Oriented Programming and Software Design; Research Methods and Professional Issues; Dissertation Project; Testing and Verification in Safety-Critical Systems.

Examples of optional modules
Text Processing; Modelling and Simulation of Natural Systems; Speech Processing; Theory of Distributed Systems; 3D Computer Graphics; Computer Security and Forensics; Intelligent Web; Machine Learning and Adaptive Intelligence; Software and Hardware Verification; Software Development for Mobile Devices; Speech Technology; Virtual Environments and Computer Games Technology; Natural Language Processing; Java E-Commerce; Network Performance Analysis; Genesys Solutions (Software House) modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) England 1 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 21,450 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 1 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 1 1 Years

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