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MSc Computer Science with Software Engineering - Online

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Software Engineering Skills in High Demand

A recent study by O2 suggests that in the UK alone, organisations will need to fill more than 750,000 new digital jobs by 2020 and train almost 2.3 million people to meet the demand for digital skills.

The IT skills gap is global and is vast, with demand far outstripping supply of digital skills. Software engineers and web developers in particular are key areas where employers are desperately looking to fill vacant positions.

This presents an exciting opportunity for ambitious individuals who are looking to achieve career success in this high-demand and well-paid profession.

A Smarter Way to Get a Software Engineering Masters

The 100% Online MSc Computer Science with Software Engineering is designed to provide a new way for busy working professionals to gain a qualification in this high-demand and lucrative field. It is tailored for online learners and can be studied anytime, anywhere and on a wide range of devices.

Designed for Online Learners From a Range of Backgrounds

The Masters degree is designed both for ambitious individuals who are not from a Computer Science or Software Engineering background and want to launch a career in this field, as well as for individuals who currently work in the sector and are looking to move their career through the gears with a high quality qualification.

What you will learn

The Masters programme explores the practical science of computer programming with a commercial focus. It covers mobile application development and concepts in data communications. The programme teaches advanced software development and programming skills and expertise, preparing students for challenging and fast-paced software development employment.

It covers fundamental elements of software engineering and computer science, including:

Software Development for the Web
Mobile Application Development
Secure Software Development
Systems Engineering
Data Structures and Algorithms
Virtual and Cloud Computing

The programme covers modern languages and platforms including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL.

This Masters programme has a ‘real-world’ focus. It develops an understanding of underlying principles but also engages students in the practical application of programme design, modern web technologies, network design, implementation and trouble-shooting.

The programme also includes a 45-credit research project, where students will work on a specialist topic with relevant supervision.

Our Online Learning Expertise

More than half of our students study part time and as a result we have considerable expertise in flexible study. This completely online MSc Computer Science with Software Engineering Masters programme has a flexible design enabling you to study at your own pace, on your own terms. With six starts per year, you can start within weeks. There are flexible payment options and, for those that are eligible, there are postgraduate government loans to cover the full programme cost.

Career-led Software Engineering Masters, tailored for the real world

This MSc Computer Science with Software Engineering is industry-led and career-focused, reflecting the culture and capabilities of Wrexham Glyndwr University. Our deep relationships with major employers have fed into the programme content and have helped shape a Masters programme that is built for career enhancement across a wide range of sectors in the modern-day work environment. It is this approach that has seen us ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students in employment.

Application deadline

24 February 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    93 39%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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