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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    29-SEP-21, 19-JAN-22, 29-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

One of a range of degrees from the taught Master's Programme at the Department of Computer Science This course examines current research and practice in software engineering. You will develop knowledge and skills in the models, methodologies, measures and tools that can be employed in software development considered as an engineering discipline.

Why choose this course?

This MSc is available with an optional one-year industry placement. The 'with placement' programmes give you additional industrial experience by applying the skills you have learned throughout your studies. One of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate Master's programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism combining theoretical knowledge and practical skills in advanced computer science. This MSc develops graduates’ practical skills of producing models of software engineering processes and artefacts using appropriate modelling techniques, and applying measures to software engineering processes and artefacts and use the data produced to evaluate software engineering activities. Taught by a highly-regarded and long-established computer science department with strong links to business.

What will I study?

Classes consist of lectures, small group seminars, and practical work in our well-equipped laboratories. We use modern, industry-standard software wherever possible. There are specialist facilities for networking and multimedia and a project laboratory especially for masters students. In addition to scheduled classes, you will be expected a significant amount of time in self-study, taking advantage of the extensive and up-to-date facilities. These include the Learning Resource Centres, open 24x7, with 1,500 computer workstations and wifi access, Studynet our versatile online study environment usable on and off campus, and open access to our labs.

Careers

Our masters programme is designed to give Computer Science graduates the specialist, up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research. This particular course will prepare you for a career such as a software engineer, developer or project manager.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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

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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