University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Software Engineering

This programme covers traditional and contemporary approaches to software development, from formal methods to object-oriented programming. You will study with experts in subjects such as computer vision; critical systems; cryptography; distributed computing systems; e-business; intelligent agents; model checking and multimedia.

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate discipline (e.g. computer science, software engineering or similar). You will require programming experience and be familiar with modern software development techniques. English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Semester one: Software Modelling Tools and Techniques; Software Project Management and Development; Web Architecture; Web Development; Intelligent Agents; Designing Usable and Accessible Technologies; Machine Learning; Implementing Cyber Security
Semester two: Automated Code Generation; Automated Software Verification; Semantic Web Technologies; E-Business Strategy; Science of Online Social Networks; Cryptography; Advanced Intelligent Agents; Advanced Machine Learning
Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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