University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Software Engineering (online)

This course is designed for computer science graduates and has been popular with those looking to specialise in Software Engineering and progress their career in this direction. The degree focuses on the key models, methodologies, measures and tools that can be used in the software engineering process equipping you and your career with the essentials for success in this field.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in computer science or equivalent (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent in Computer Science or closely-related subject. Plus IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (213 CBT) if your first language is not English. Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.

Course modules

Modules include: Measures and models for software engineering; software engineering practice and experience; contemporary practices in information technology; specialist project.
Optional modules: distributed systems security; learner-centred design; web services; web scripting and application development; multimedia specification, design and production; wireless, mobile and ad-hoc networking; multicast and multimedia networking; e-learning applications development; advanced database; mobile standards, interfaces and applications; interaction design; secure systems programming.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework - there will be a fixed date for assignment submission. Online tests - a fixed 24-hour time slot is normally assigned for each online test to be taken.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 - 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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