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MSc Computer Science with Software Engineering

Develop, design and build
software solutions for business

Apply By

30 December 2023

To Start

08 January 2024

50% off first module if you start in January ‘24

  • icon_timer_white Programme length: 12 months
  • icon_money_white Fees: £6,600

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Why Abertay?

University of the Year for Teaching Quality *

One of the UK's leading tech universities

Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education **

Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching **

95% of graduates in full-time work or study within six months of graduating

100% online, with six
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Pay per module

73% of research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ ****

* Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2021 | ** Recognised by the UK Government's National Cyber Security Centre | *** Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback, Guardian University Guide, 2020 | **** UoA 12 – REF, 2021

Engineering future leaders in technology

Our MSc in Computer Science with Software Engineering enables graduates from non-computer science backgrounds to enter computer science and specialise in software engineering. You will gain the knowledge, understanding and application of practice in computer science areas including networking, human factors, emergent technologies and more, and develop specialised skills in software engineering. Our approach to teaching is interactive and learner-centred, so you can put the theory you learn into practice.

You will complete your study with a research-oriented proposal and project, as a further opportunity to develop your software engineering specialisation.

MSc Software Engineering

What you’ll study:

  • Fundamentals of computing
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Web development
  • Databases
  • Networking
  • Data for Decision Making
  • Emergent technologies
  • Human factors
  • Research Methods
  • Research Proposal
  • Master’s Project

Designed with your future in mind

Working professionals looking to pivot into, or take their next steps in computer science careers, but who are unable to take a study break, will find this MSc a good fit. It offers a solid foundation of skills and knowledge in computing, combined with advanced studies and a research project in software engineering.

You will have the flexibility to learn and earn with fully online and part-time study, so you can maintain important work, family and life commitments alongside your studies.

MSc Software Engineering

Develop your software skills and career prospects with this 100% online MSc Computer Science with Software Engineering