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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

On this master’s in software engineering, you’ll explore both traditional and contemporary approaches to software development.

MSc Software Engineering is designed for you to learn the topics you’re most interested in. You’ll select from a range of subject areas like cloud and mobile applications, security and user experience to study in depth.

MSc Software Engineering will develop your skills in traditional and contemporary software development. Our recognised software engineering master's will teach you formal methods and object-oriented programming. You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in software modelling, design, development, and testing.

This master’s in software engineering offers taught modules in specialist subjects such as:

  • cloud and mobile applications
  • critical systems
  • data mining
  • e-business
  • intelligent agents
  • model checking
  • security
  • user experience

Southampton University has pioneered many of the most important advances in computer science and web technology of the past 10 years. We are also a partner of The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.

Studying here, you’ll become a master of software engineering, learn from expert academics and access excellent computer labs. The University of Southampton is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK Government. Our academics have played a leading role in establishing a European Data Science Academy.

Careers

Some of our graduates go on to work in software engineering research or advanced software development projects in development and consultancy roles across the world.

We run a dedicated careers hub which is associated with over 100 renowned companies, such as:

  • IBM
  • ARM
  • Microsoft Research
  • Imagination Technologies
  • Nvidia
  • Samsung
  • Google

Application deadline

31 July 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,850per 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 Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    179 75%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    57th

    22

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