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Software Engineering MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

De Montfort University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Overview

Become a highly trained engineer capable of delivering good quality and trustworthy software systems to meet industry needs. This course combines theory and practice, equipping you with detailed knowledge of advanced technology and professional skills sought after by employers.

Delivered with support from sector-leading organisations such as Airbus and Deloitte UK, our strong partnerships ensure that this course is aligned with the latest industry needs.

Input from experts from the Software Technology Research Laboratory means that you will also benefit from their expertise and research in the sector.

Develop your technical skills through modules such as Requirements Analysis and Cloud-based System Design, Internet of Things, Software Quality Assurance and Testing and Critical Systems.

You will also study a Legal, Ethical and Professional Practice and Research Methods module in preparation for your final project, during which you will explore a contemporary issue from a wide range of applications, including Electronic Patient Records, London Ambulance System, E-Voting System and Flight Control System.

Our graduates have gone on to work as software engineers, consultants and project managers for companies such as IBM, BT and Deloitte UK. You will also be well-positioned to continue studying towards a PhD.

Teaching and assessments

There are provisions for a traditional classroom-based delivery, either part-time or full-time, as well as distance learning. Teaching will include formal lectures, tutorials and labs. You will also be expected to undertake independent study and research to support your assignments and dissertation. Assessment will be 100 per cent coursework. It will involve various group and individual methods, including oral exams, projects, presentations, written essays and reports.

Graduate Careers

Graduates are prepared for positions in consultancies, software houses or project management and can also undertake further study towards a doctoral or PhD degree.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,280overall cost

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

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    108 49%

    96th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    49th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    73rd

    26

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