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Course summary

The MSc in Software Development course is specifically designed for graduates without a computing science background.  A skills shortage, particularly around web and mobile applications means graduates are in high demand. This course will provide you with a pathway into one of the world's most in-demand and fastest-growing professional job sectors. The Software Development Masters has a particular focus on programming and development skills as well as software engineering and computer security. You'll gain transferable skills to prepare you for a professional career in software development in the IT sector, as well as many other sectors including: education; engineering; health; finance; government; manufacturing; retail; transport.


Object Oriented Programming Introduction to Programming Principles Computer Security Fundamentals Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues for the Information Society Database Fundamentals Mobile Application Development Database Development Software Engineering Research Project

Assessment method

The form of assessment varies from class to class. For programming classes assessment is by coursework (lab work, homework, class tests) and other classes are around 50/50 coursework/exam.

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in any subject. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £14500 Year 1
Scotland £14500 Year 1
Wales £14500 Year 1
Channel Islands £14500 Year 1
International £25400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Software Development at University of Strathclyde - UCAS