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MSc Software Engineering (Online)

University of Hertfordshire

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21, 20-JAN-22, 21-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About the course

The award builds on our extensive experience and long-established reputation in providing industry-based qualifications and skills in relation to software design and development. Software Engineering is the foundations of the functioning modern world. Many aspects of commerce and industry require well-engineered and reliable software to operate. The MSc Software Engineering (online) is designed for computer science graduates and has been popular with those looking to specialise in Software Engineering and progress their career in this direction.

Why choose this course?

One of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate Master's programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism in Software Engineering. Advanced topics studied include software engineering models, methods, practice, and experience, AI programming, and responsible technologies. Gain an internationally-recognised master's degree from the UK's University of Hertfordshire. Flexible online learning allows you to fit study around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs. Taught by a highly-regarded and long-established computer science department. Benefit from the same academic standards and quality control procedures as our equivalent on campus course.

What will I study?

Our online MSc programmes are taught 100% online through the University’s virtual learning environment, Studynet. Assessment is by coursework and online tests. You will receive learning materials, take part in discussions and submit your assignments online. Additionally, you will receive study resources such as key e-books and any specialist software. You will have access to the University's extensive online library facilities, or be able to visit in person if you so choose. The amount of study time required is no different from that needed for an on campus programme. You should expect to spend at least 30 hours per week if studying full-time, and in proportion if part-time.

Careers

Our online masters programme is designed to give graduates the up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research. The MSc Software Engineering course will equip students with the knowledge and practical skills in software engineering project management, from the design and development of quality software through advanced algorithmic solutions, to delivering ethical and responsible software products. Successful graduates may pursue a career as a software developer and tester, software engineering project manager, software quality manager, and software engineering consultant.

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    104 44%

    96th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    19

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