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MScSoftware Engineering

Tuition fee £11,700.00 per year
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This programme involves advanced software engineering modelling and architecting concepts and practice for designing and building modern enterprise software systems. It includes an understanding of system administration and security, distributed programming, contemporary software technologies and a critical understanding of enterprise architectures, frameworks and strategies for building internet-enabled enterprise systems.

The main tasks facing industry at the moment involve the design and development of new internet-enabled systems, the integration of legacy systems into intranets and extranets, and advanced internet publishing. There is a recognised need for the efficient management of the software engineering process using modern approaches to software development management and system administration.

There is also a pressing need for people with skills in designing, building and maintaining modern enterprise systems, project management and management of the software engineering process. These skills should be accompanied by an appreciation of the business context and market forces behind the new technologies.

This programme educates students in the theory, practice, tools and applications necessary for the design, management and deployment of enterprise computing systems. Students can choose options specialising in network technologies, data architectures and database technologies, web services and clouds, or user centred and interactive systems.

Through our short course centre opportunity may also be provided to study for the following professional qualifications: Microsoft Technology Associate Exams; Certified Professional Java SE Programmer; Java Certified Associate.

The availability of some courses is subject to satisfying constraints that may come into effect in the year of entry. In addition, some options are negotiable, indicating that a course selection will need to be approved prior to the student undertaking the requested option.

Programme structure

Project (60 credits)
System Development, Management and Governance (15 credits)
Enterprise Patterns and Frameworks (15 credits)
Enterprise Software Engineering Development (15 credits)
Programming Enterprise Components (15 credits)
Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
Enterprise System Integration (15 credits)
One 15-credit option chosen from: Data Architectures and Technologies; Clouds, Grids and Virtualisation; User Centred Web Engineering; Big Data (15 credits)
One 15-credit option chosen from: Enterprise Web Programming; Mobile and Network Technologies; Database Tools; System Administration and Security; Business Intelligence and Data Mining (15 credits)

Career opportunities

raduates from this programme will be proficient in software engineering and can pursue careers in such areas as the integration of legacy systems into intranets or extranets and advanced internet publishing. Students also have an appreciation of the business context and role of market forces.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States