Kingston University

Kingston University

Software Engineering

The course equips students with an advanced knowledge of the latest methods and tools for software engineering, enabling them to choose and follow an approach to software development that delivers the optimum result in terms of cost, time and software quality. Students study concepts in software engineering and focus on the fundamental concepts and principles of systems analysis, design, implementation and testing. Students also have an opportunity to improve their practical skills, so that they can plan and conduct complex systems development projects to meet customer needs, and integrate software solutions into an evolving business environment. Throughout the course, students consider the impact of computer systems upon individuals, organisations and the wider community.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in an information technology, computing, science, software engineering subject; or substantial relevant work experience, such as 2 years as a programmer; where English is not 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Agile development; component-based software engineering; requirements engineering and management; research methods; project/dissertation. Optional modules: broadband and mobile networks; e-business; corporate data and database management; developing object-orientated solutions; digital communications; e-technologies; internet wireless networks; IT and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; multimedia communications; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in Java; projects and risk management; secure and dependable computing; software quality assurance; strategic information systems for e-business; TCP/IP networks; usability engineering; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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