Taught course

Software Engineering

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate discipline (e.g. computer science, software engineering or similar). You will require programming experience and be familiar with modern software development techniques. English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme covers traditional and contemporary approaches to software development, from formal methods to object-oriented programming. You will study with experts in subjects such as computer vision; critical systems; cryptography; distributed computing systems; e-business; intelligent agents; model checking and multimedia.

Semester one modules: Software Modelling Tools and Techniques; Software Project Management and Development; Web Architecture; Web Development; Intelligent Agents; Designing Usable and Accessible Technologies; Machine Learning; Implementing Cyber Security.
Semester two modules: Automated Code Generation; Automated Software Verification; Semantic Web Technologies; E-Business Strategy; Science of Online Social Networks; Cryptography; Advanced Intelligent Agents; Advanced Machine Learning.
Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630