Software Engineering MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Course Details

  • icon icon Institute De Montfort University
  • icon icon Area Business & Management
  • icon icon Sub Area Business, Management, Fashion, Design, Art, Film, Acting, Nursing, Architecture, Humanities & Social Science, Engineering, Others
  • icon icon Category Postgraduate Programs
  • icon icon Course Software Engineering MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

  • icon icon Campus Leicester Campus
  • icon icon Next intake January, September
  • icon icon Language English

About Course

  • 1 Year
  • Full-time | With optional one year placement available | 18 months for January intake  

  • 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.

    Key features:

    • Study in an innovative department with an international reputation for research, training and education in software engineering.
    • Access specialist research labs equipped with industry-standard software and with excellent technical support on hand. 
    • Meet like-minded people and get hands-on experience by joining our student societies, such as  DMU Hackers, an ethical hacking society that meets weekly to share skills and prepare for competitions.
    • Fit your studies around your other commitments with flexible study options, including full-time, part time and distance learning.
    • Boost your career prospects through an optional one-year paid placement* where you can  build industry contacts and  gain experience in your area of interest. Previous Software Engineering MSc students have undertaken placements with  ARM Ltd, as well as local and national consultancy and software firms.
    • Study for an MSc with excellent career prospects. Graduates have gone on to work in both public and private sector organisations, including IBM and BT.

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