Taught course

Advanced Software Technology

Swansea University · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 honours degree or above in Computer Science or related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Computing is about data, algorithms, programs and computers. It is a young academic discipline and is rich in applications, since computing systems are everywhere: in science and engineering, medicine, design and manufacture, commerce and public service, defence, transportation, arts and the media, and the home.

The MSc Advanced Software Technology is suitable you if you are a Computer Science graduate or have gained some experience of computing and basic programming in your first degree. This programme will also be of interest to you if you have substantial relevant experience gained from working in a computer related environment for some time and are looking to update or broaden your knowledge.

Modules typically include:

  • Software Engineering Project Planning and Management
  • Software Testing
  • Software Team Project
  • Critical Systems
  • Data Visualisation
  • Web Application Development
  • High Performance Programming in C/ C++
  • Embedded Systems
  • Logic in Computer Science

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Philip Jarman
+44 (0)1792 295142