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MSc Software Engineering

Crack the code of software engineering and learn how to build more sophisticated computer programmes and innovations. Earn a fully flexible online master’s degree and start laying the groundwork for your career in tech.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2 years
  • Language

    English
  • Total Tuition Fee

    £9,900

MSc Software Engineering

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,900

    Write more sophisticated code with the university of Hertfordshire

    Do you want to build more sophisticated programmes? Are you hoping to deepen your coding expertise?

    This fully online master’s degree will give you the advanced computing skills you need to design the next generation of software solutions.

    Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a digital whizz, you’ll gain the credentials you need to lead in the tech industry.

    Unlock top careers across all sectors and industries

    This comprehensive degree is designed to equip you for careers in all sectors and industries. You’ll cover a wide range of topics in computer science, and learn to write code for AI programmes, cyber security systems, new software solutions, and more.

    With the engineering expertise you gain over the course, you’ll be equipped for senior engineering positions in business, finance, healthcare, and more.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Software engineering
    • Computer programming
    • Coding
    • Data analysis
    • AI innovation
    • Cyber operations
    • Information security management
    • Entrepreneurial skills

    To apply for this degree, you will need:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline at a level equivalent to a UK second-class honours degree.
    • The university will also consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have relevant and appropriate work experience (above that of user) in computing or a related field, over a sustained period of time, typically four to five years.
    • International applicants whose first language is not English will need an IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent.

    The curriculum for the MSc in Software Engineering has been specially curated to cover the most cutting-edge developments in the tech industry today. You’ll master emerging programming paradigms, learn to navigate the intricacies of algorithms, undertake complex data analysis, and master the principles of machine learning and AI.

    Here are just some of the topics you’ll have the opportunity to delve into:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Machine learning
    • Foundations of data science
    • Software engineering
    • Information security management and compliance
    • Big data analytics
    • Data mining
    • Cyber operations

    Your learning will culminate in the completion of your own self-led research project exploring an up-and-coming area of your choice.

    MSc Software Engineering

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,900

    If you’d like to know more, please answer a few questions and University of Hertfordshire will get in touch with you with more information.

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    University of Hertfordshire

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