Taught course

Software Engineering with Management Studies

Institution
Kingston University · Computing and Information Systems
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in an information technology/computing science/software engineering subject; or substantial relevant work experience, such as two years as a programmer.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Some of the most challenging problems in industry and commerce are associated with software development. This course will equip computing professionals with advanced knowledge of the latest methods and tools in software engineering, as well as practical skills in software development.

You can combine this course with Management Studies, which will enable you to develop the skills to successfully lead teams and manage innovation.

Key features

  • This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • The knowledge and skills learnt on this course will enable you to make an effective contribution as part of a team building software systems, delivering optimum results in terms of cost, time and software quality.
  • The dissertation/project gives you the chance to study an area of interest in greater depth. It can be undertaken in industry, giving you valuable industrial experience and an excellent talking point when you are looking for a job or promotion.

What will you study

You will study state-of-the-art concepts in software engineering and will focus on the fundamental concepts and principles of systems analysis, design, implementation and testing. The course focuses on the cost-effective development of high-quality software. You will also have an opportunity to improve your practical skills so that you can plan and conduct complex systems development projects to meet customer needs and integrate software solutions into an evolving business environment.

The Software Engineering course can be combined with Management Studies enabling you to set your technical knowledge in a management context and enable you to work effectively with business managers to develop systems for business advantage. An understanding of the business and management context is a key skill employers look for and essential for those aiming to set up their own business.

Information for international students

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. Read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider. http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-requirements/

Fees and funding

Please see http://www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate-course/software-engineering-web-msc/fees-and-bursaries.html for further details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Phone
08448 547683/+44 (0)20 3308 9931