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Software Engineering, M.Sc.

Software Engineering, M.Sc.

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Develop advanced skills to play a leading role in the construction of high-quality software solutions with this fully online MSc in Software Engineering.

About

Develop advanced skills to play a leading role in the construction of high-quality software solutions with this fully online MSc in Software Engineering. Acquire detailed knowledge on how to design, implement and manage complex software products. Studying in an innovative cloud-server platform that mirrors a real-world IT work environment, you’ll build a complex software solution throughout the programme to showcase your in-depth understanding of software engineering and its many application.

How does online study work?

All masters and doctoral programmes are accessible 100% via the internet, giving career professionals access to a level of higher education that may otherwise be out of reach because of work or family responsibilities.

As an online student with the University of Liverpool you will have:

  • A classroom that is always open
  • Direct feedback from faculty and peers
  • Interaction online with fellow students

In completing your assignments, you can interact with instructors and classmates whenever and wherever it suits you best.

All course modules are delivered online one at a time, so you can get explore the subject in real depth. We carefully compose each individual study group from a student body representing a wide variety of experience, so that feedback from classmates is stimulating and inspiring, bringing both specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

Accreditation

The University of Liverpool's Computer Science master’s degree programmes are among the first entirely online postgraduate degrees to be awarded accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. All five online master's degrees, the MSc in Advanced Computer Science, MSc in Big Data Analytics, MSc in Cyber Security, MSc Information Systems Management and MSc in Software Engineering, are accreditated. A BCS-accredited degree provides students with some or all of the knowledge and skills needed for eventual registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and may also attract employers’.

Programme Structure

Online study with the University puts you in charge of your studies. You can study anywhere, anytime and even take a break between programme modules.

Our international approach

  • a global presence and approach to research and learning
  • international programme curricula with online students and faculty from over 160 countries
  • 100% online accessibility, allowing you to study from wherever you are

A collaborative learning experience

  • an engaging, interactive and collaborative learning environment
  • direct feedback from faculty and peers, support from our dedicated support teams
  • knowledge and skills that you can use immediately for professional impact

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for its applicants.

You will generally be expected to have a suitable combination of these three elements:

  • Educational and professional qualifications
  • Work experience
  • English proficiency

Your working experience is important. If you are successfully admitted to a University of Liverpool online programme, you will draw on your professional experience in order to complete assignments and participate fully in the online classroom. In return, you will gain practical knowledge, skills and insights into best practices that you can apply immediately in your work.

Specific admission requirements

Education

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or a degree from a recognised institution comparable and/or equivalent to a British Honours degree.

English Proficiency

Applicants for whom English is not a mother tongue will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5, TEEP 6.5, and TOEFL scores of around 600 (paper-based test) or around 90 (internet test), or GCSE C.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Two years professional IT experience working directly in an IT related environment.

Technological Requirements

Computer and internet access.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

Funding

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