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.

Course modules

Course highlights: Students study at two of the three following internationally recognised universities in computer science: University of St Andrews, National University of Ireland Maynooth and UniversiteĢ de Lorraine Nancy in France.
Students undertake a significant project including a wide-ranging investigation, leading to their dissertation which enables them to consolidate and extend their specialist knowledge and critical thinking.
Students gain the logical reasoning and problem-solving skills needed for a career in a software industry.
While at St Andrews, students have 24-hour access to excellent modern laboratories, provisioned with modern dual-screen PC workstations and group working facilities.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 EUR 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 EUR 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 EUR 9,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 EUR 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 EUR 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 EUR 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Computer Science
Telephone number: 
01334 463253