University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Dependable Software Systems (Erasmus Mundus)

The course objective is to provide students with the knowledge, skill and in-depth technical understanding of the key concepts required to design and build dependable software systems. This will be achieved by bringing together the theory and practice of software development and, in particular, through the transfer of knowledge from the classroom via research driven and commercially relevant projects.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree from a UK university, or its equivalent. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework and 15,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

Key information

School of Computer Science
Telephone number: 
01334 463253