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Computer Science (Software Engineering)

Staffordshire University

M.Sc.
13 months
Duration
11769 GBP/year
8141 GBP/year
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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 with this Computer Science (Software Engineering) programme at the Staffordshire University.

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Overview

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 the Computer Science (Software Development) MSc offered at Staffordshire University, where you’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the skills that modern employers crave.

The course 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.

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.

Careers

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:

  • Multi-Tier Application Architecture 
  • Research Methods 
  • Enterprise Cloud Computing in the AWS Environment 
  • Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The earlier you apply, the better.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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. 
  • If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11769 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8141 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • Part time - £4,410 per year of study

Funding

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