Taught course

Software Engineering

De Montfort University · School of Computer Science and Informatics
MScMSc with Placement

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Software Engineering MSc offers a combination of theory and practice, equipping you with high standards of learning and scholarship in advanced technology. This course is industry focused through partnerships with our Industrial Advisory Group, consisting of: Airbus, BT, and Deloitte UK and Rolls-Royce; meaning we can ensure the relevance of our programme to real organisational needs. You will study in an innovative department with an international reputation for research, training and education in software engineering, with access to facilities and expertise from the Software Technology Research Laboratory (STRL).


• Requirements Analysis and

Cloud-based System Design

• Internet of Things

• Software Quality Assurance and Testing

• Modern Programming Techniques

• High Assurance System Design

• Critical Systems

• Advanced Research Topics in Cyber Technology

• Legal, Ethical and Professional Practice

and Research Methods

Information for international students

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months
part time
24 months
full time
12-18 months

MSc with Placement

full time
24-30 months

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