University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Software Engineering

On this course you will acquire knowledge and skills in the key areas of existing and emerging software techniques. It will ensure that you develop a holistic view to software development, so that you are able to understand that success comes from integrating several software technologies against a business's defined system need.

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent, which includes some element of Software Development/Software Engineering. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Course modules

Year 1: Introductory programming; computer architecture; foundations of the web; network fundamentals; database design and development. Year 2: Software engineering processes; data structures and algorithms; advanced programming concepts; mathematical foundations of software engineering; human-computer interaction. Year 3: Developing reliable and secure systems; advanced software engineering; distributed systems and parallel programming; neural networks and genetic algorithms; fuzzy logic; data warehousing and mining.

Assessment methods

We assess you in ways that encourage a deeper understanding and allow you to develop your skills and include: multiple choice tests; essays; written exams; mini projects; presentations; review articles.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,370 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Team - Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2555