Sheffield Hallam University
Students study writing complex software. Applicants study theories of traditional computer science then apply these theories to real life problems. Suitable for computing graduates who want to follow a career in the software industry, this course focuses on one of the most important programming languages in industrial and commercial use, C++. Students study the design and implementation of parallel and distributed software. Applicants study how modern computer systems use multi-core and multi-processor architectures to handle complex data sets and how to parallelise solutions, which, for example, allow you to process high data volumes.
Applicants require an Honours degree in software engineering, computer science or a related subject. Alternative degree subjects considered with adequate programming skills. Applicants from countries whose native language is not English normally require an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
All years: C++ boot camp; concrete mathematics; architectures and technologies for entertainment software; algorithms and data structures; advanced programming; multiprocessing and parallel systems; consultancy skills; research methods; work experience.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sheffield||S1 1WB||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Office
0114 225 2912