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To enter the course you need to have one of the following:
- A minimum of a second class honours degree in a computing related subject. Applications from graduates in other disciplines, such as mathematics, physics or engineering, would also be considered on individual merits.
- An unclassified degree plus at least two years' further study or professional experience in computing related subjects.
Months of entry
This Master’s degree aims to equip you with the professional and technical skills needed to specify, design, develop and test modern software systems in a variety of different contexts and organisational settings.
The course is designed and delivered with input from our industry contacts. You will have the opportunity to learn how to construct and deliver software solutions either working with clients or on real-world case scenarios, which may lead to careers in software design and development.
You will study in our modern Engineering and Computing Building with well-equipped laboratories and industry standard software.
Work placement option
This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000.
Find out more about the work placement option.
Information for international students
This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
- +44 (0) 24 7765 8888