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Software Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
Duration
20808 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Software Engineering programme at Heriot-Watt University is designed to teach students how to apply state-of-the-art techniques and methodologies to develop high quality software to professional standards at an advanced level. 

Overview

Computer Science at Heriot-Watt is ranked 6th in Scotland by The Complete University league tables (2021).

Students will be able to specialise in particular areas, such as the development of dependable systems, parallel or big data applications, advanced interactive systems like games, or novel applications using biologically inspired models of computing.

Key Features 

  • In some cases the project can be carried out in collaboration with an outside industrial or academic organisation.
  • Graduates from the Software Engineering programme at Heriot-Watt University can expect to find employment with software houses, IT companies, R+D divisions of companies, financial services organisations, defence contractors or government IT agencies and as researchers or research students within universities.

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the British Computer Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Information Systems Methodologies
  • Research Methods and Project Planning
  • Rigorous Methods for Software Engineering
  • Advanced Interaction Design
  • Big Data Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requires a good honours degree in Computer Science. 
  • Candidates holding a little less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. 
  • Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20808 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20808 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK / EU: £4,500
  • Overseas: £10,404

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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