UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Financial Systems Engineering

This course provides an ideal foundation for graduates who wish to pursue a career as software engineers. The programme provides the opportunity to undertake a significant group software engineering project sponsored by a financial services company, allowing students to specialise in software systems engineering from a financial computing perspective.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in computer science or in a science or engineering subject with significant computer science content, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant work experience may also be taken into account.

Course modules

Core modules: requirements engineering and software architecture; software abstractions and systems integration; validation and verification; tools and environments; financial institutions and markets; professional practice; financial information systems. Options: compliance, risk and regulation; people and security; networked systems; distributed systems and security.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, written and laboratory exercises, and project work. Student performance is assessed through written exercises with modelling notations, laboratory exercises with tools and environments, unseen examination papers, and a significant, comprehensive group project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7287