University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Software Engineering

Students study the stages of the object-oriented software life cycle, from requirements analysis and capture to software design, software implementation of a design, software testing techniques, software system integration, and ending with software maintenance. The option modules offer you the opportunity to apply and extend these core skills in a variety of software application areas, including mobile devices, databases, enterprise development and system administration. You will complete a software development project that requires the application of the knowledge and skills taught on the course, as well as providing an opportunity to acquire new skills and knowledge. You will also gain extensive experience of many of the software tools and environments used in the software development industry.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent in a subject not containing a significant amount of software engineering, and some prior interest in or aptitude for programming and working with computers. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Algorithmics; object-oriented programming; research methods; software design; software development (project); software engineering context; plus optional modules; database languages; enterprise application development; iphone application development; mobile application development; systems administration.

Sponsorship information

Career Development Loan


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,000 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,450 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

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