Kingston University

Kingston University

Software Engineering (Web)

The course enables students to gain an in-depth understanding of the tools and web technologies necessary for business application design and development. They learn to specify and design identity management and security requirements for web services, and apply appropriate tools and techniques to design an e-business architecture. The ethical, legal and professional issues in the development of web business applications are also looked at. Students also learn how to design and develop products and services delivered over the internet that support business objectives and add value to an organisation.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in information systems, information technology; or substantial work experience in an information technology and software engineering environment; where English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; dissertation; broadband and mobile networks; e-business; corporate data and database management; component-based software engineering; corporate data and 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177