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MSc (Eng)Advanced Software Engineering

Tuition fee £20,470 per year
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Programme structure

We teach you how to build robust, effective software systems, and how to critique and evaluate the latest software engineering techniques. Through project work, you’ll learn how to apply your knowledge in the real world.

Core modules

Object Oriented Programming and Software Design
Research Methods and Professional Issues
Dissertation Project
Testing and Verification in Safety-critical Systems

Optional modules

Text Processing
Modelling and Simulation of Natural Systems
Speech Processing
Theory of Distributed Systems
3D Computer Graphics
Computer Security and Forensics
Intelligent Web
Machine Learning and Adaptive Intelligence
Software and Hardware Verification
Software Development for Mobile Devices
Speech Technology
Virtual Environments and Computer Games Technology
Natural Language Processing
Java E-Commerce
Network Performance Analysis
Genesys Solutions (Software House) Modules


Group work
You can also learn on the job in our student-run software engineering and consultancy business, Genesys Solutions


Formal examinations
Coursework assignments

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

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

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States