MSc Software Engineering

The MSc Software Engineering degree allows you to forge your own path into this specialism.


Gain a deeper understanding of advanced software methodologies with the MSc Software Engineering degree.

You will be able to analyse advanced software development and recognise resources required for Software Engineering once you have graduated. Jobs directly related to a Software Engineering degree include games, systems and web development, search engine optimization, information systems management, web design and business analysis. This degree also ensures that you can have access and exposure to the latest techniques alongside practical skills.

Why should I study for the MSc Software Engineering Degree?

If you are looking to make a mark within the world of Software Engineering, then this course is perfect for you! You will gain several skills which include, cognitive, intellectual, transferable, all of which can be applied to the real world. We have some of the best academic teams within the education sector who deliver engaging lessons to our students. In addition, small class sizes ensure 1-2-1 advice and help when needed.

After graduating, you can progress into a career in many fields including advanced manufacturing, product design, biomedical engineering, or artificial intelligence. You will also have the opportunity to explore a career in various engineering disciplines, such as web development, quality assurance and much more.


The MSc Software Engineering programme comprises 5 modules at Level 7 which are all core.

  • Masters Project (SEC7001)
  • Research Methods (SWE7004)
  • Contemporary Software Engineering Practices (SWE7101)
  • Advanced Software Development (SWE7102)
  • Dev Ops (SWE7103)

Entry Requirements

You are normally expected to have successfully completed an honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have appropriate work experience. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Additional Criteria

    • The standard entry requirement for the course is BSc (Hons) in Computer Science related subjects or BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering, usually with a first or upper second class classification. For applicants without a first or upper second, then a lower second degree will be considered on a case by case basis (particularly for candidates with good relevant industrial experience).
    • If English is not your first language you will need to complete a Secure English Language Test at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no band less than 5.5.
    • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd. Please see here for the minimum scores required for each. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

How to Apply

Each of our courses has different entry requirements and a different admission process. We encourage you to look at our course pages and the How to apply section for detailed information.

From choosing your desired course, writing your statement, and submitting the application, you can count on our friendly Recruitment Team for help and guidance at every step of the way. Get in touch to make an initial appointment to discuss your situation.


September 2022

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Weekday / Weekend /Evening Classes


1 years


£7,000 per year (Home fee)


RQF Level 7


Written exams, course work, practical exams

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