Taught course

Software Systems

Institution
University of Bath · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MScMSc

Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer science with mathematics, mathematical sciences or informatics.

We will also consider mathematics, engineering and physical sciences providing there is a computing and programming element.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme provides a foundation for those who wish to pursue a career as a software engineer or do research in software systems engineering.

You’ll learn about the challenges of engineering a complex piece of software, and discover how issues can be successfully managed by a software team. You will design and realise systems to meet a specification, giving you the confidence to manage your own software development projects. You’ll gain the knowledge to engineer complex software systems, and experience working in a true to life software team.

You'll have access to our bespoke computer laboratory and our strong links to industry ensure you'll get experience of the latest developments in software and technology. You will focus on combining practical application with theoretical knowledge, preparing you for a career in computer science or a related area.

You’ll finish your studies with the skills looked for in a variety of sectors. The majority of our master’s graduates move directly into computer science careers in software development, research or technology.

Find out more about this course and apply.

Fees and funding

Find out about funding opportunities at the University of Bath.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

MSc

full time
24 including placement year months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1225 385115