With the advent of ever more sophisticated and powerful computer environments, the techniques needed to develop and produce the software to run on these systems are themselves becoming increasingly complex.
The Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering - Software Engineering for Technical Computing offered by the Cranfield University is unique in that it combines software engineering with high performance computing, giving you the tools and techniques that employers are looking for and an advantage in the job market.
Why this course?
Cranfield University has many years of specialist knowledge and experience in High Performance Computing introduces students to parallel software development on the desktop, the super-computer and in the Cloud. Each platform has its own challenges and this course ensure that students become familiar with the best approach to writing software for each one.
Cranfield University is very well located for visiting part-time students from all over the world, and offers a range of library and support facilities to support your studies. This enables students from all over the world to complete this qualification whilst balancing work/life commitments. Part-time students have a flexible commencement date.
The Software Engineering for Technical Computing Master's attracts enquiries from companies all over the world who wish to recruit high-quality software development graduates. There is considerable demand for students with expertise in engineering software development and for those who have strong technical programming skills in industry-standard languages and tools.
Graduates of this course are in demand by financial software developers, mobile application developers, commercial engineering software developers, automotive, telecommunications, medical and other industries and research organisations, have been particularly successful in finding long-term employment. We have had positive feedback from companies in industries as diverse as finance to computer games studios. As such, we enjoy excellent employment statistics, with over 95% of graduates employed within six months.
Some students may go on to register for PhD degrees, many on the basis of their MSc research project. Thesis topics are most often supplied by individual companies on in-company problems with a view to employment after graduation - an approach that is being actively encouraged by a growing number of industries.
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- Computational Methods
- C++ Programming
- Computer Graphics
- Management for Technology
- Small-Scale Parallel Programming
- High Performance Technical Computing
- Requirements Analysis and System Design
If you intend to make a career in software development, whether it is in the data centre, on the desktop or in the rapidly expanding mobile application space, you need to have a strong basis in software engineering.
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.
DisciplinesElectrical Engineering Computer Sciences Software Engineering View 702 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
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- A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent), in aeronautical, mechanical or electrical engineering or computer science or be applying as part of a recognised double-degree programme with their home EU institution.
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International22150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22150 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National10825 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10825 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Cranfield
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- GREAT China Scholarship
- The Cranfield Scholarship
- Masters Loan from Student Finance England
- Santander Scholarship
- Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
- Future Finance Student Loans
- Chevening Scholarships
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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