Computer Science (Software Engineering), M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Staffordshire University | Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus Online

Computer Science (Software Engineering)

13 months
13846 GBP/year
8810 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Computer Science (Software Engineering) at Staffordshire University prepares students to become an expert in software engineering and web development with Staffordshire University. Take the opportunity to master the latest software and web technologies used in industry and get a head-start on your career.


The Computer Science (Software Engineering) program offered by Staffordshire University aims to develop and expand knowledge and skills in application development for desktop, web, mobile and beyond. The award curriculum is diverse – it covers core business areas, programming in languages such as Java, JavaScript and PHP, and delivery to different device platforms. You will have the opportunity to study in one of the rapidly growing areas of computing from both an applied and theoretical perspective.

There is an increasing demand for new graduates with both software engineering and web development skills required to design and develop applications for business and industry. Make yourself stand out from the new-graduate crowd with our Computer Science (Software Development) MSc, where you’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the skills that modern employers crave.

Your career is important to us, so we also offer you the chance to undertake a 12-month work placement before your dissertation. This will lengthen your course, but give you the chance to make connections and gain vital work experience in software engineering or web development before graduation.


After completing the Computer Science (Software Engineering) MSc you’ll be equipped to work in the following roles:

  • Software Engineer
  • Web application developer
  • Mobile application developer
  • E-commerce specialist
  • Enterprise Systems Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enterprise Software Engineering (Dl)
  • Pervasive Computing (Dl)
  • Mobile Application Development (Dl)
  • Web Application Programming (Dl)
  • Mobile Application Frameworks (DI)
  • Enterprise Systems (DI)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 25 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • The earlier you apply, the better. International applicants are encouraged to apply for courses at the beginning of the academic year.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate honours degree (grade 2.2 or above in a related computing discipline from a UK University or the international equivalent).

  • If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13846 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    8810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9545 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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