University of Kent

University of Kent

Advanced Software Development

This course will appeal to computing graduates seeking careers as professional software engineers and equip them with the skills necessary to succeed. This course addresses software development for new and emerging platforms such as mobile phones/pads, multi-core processors and cloud computing. Modern development environments, languages and tools are also covered.

Entry requirements

A first, 2.1 or high 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in computer science or a closely related subject with a substantial coverage of programming and software engineering.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of written examinations and coursework, the relative weights of which vary according to the nature of the module. The final project is assessed by a dissertation, except for the MSc in IT Consultancy for which the practical consultancy work is assessed through a series of reports covering each of the projects undertaken.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,690 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272