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Software Engineering (Part time), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Bolton, United Kingdom
The MSc in Software Engineering offers graduates with a background in computing and programming the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of advanced software methodologies. 
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Overview

This intensely practical course supports and encourages you to hone your creative thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills through the use of realistic scenarios inspired by the industry experience of our tutors and professional software engineering contacts.You’ll have the opportunity to study the latest methodologies and development techniques and deepen your understanding of approaches such as real-time programming and functional programming. We’ll support you as you acquire the capacity to adapt and learn new skills ready to respond as the software engineering industry evolves throughout your career. Since software engineering is an international business unconstrained by geographical area, you’ll also explore issues such as localisation within application development.The programme has been designed collaboratively with industrial partners, giving you to the chance to equip yourself with professional skills, and understand the ethical and environmental issues you’ll encounter in your professional life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Masters Project
  • Functional Programming
  • Internet Applications Engineering
  • Critical Systems
  • Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • You should have at least a Lower Second Class Honours (2:2) degree, or an equivalent qualification, in an appropriate computing-focused undergraduate degree.
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Bolton

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/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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