University of Hertfordshire

Degree level: Postgraduate

Software Engineering with Placement Year (Taught)

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Course summary

One of a range of degrees from the taught Master's Programme at the Department of Computer Science This course examines current research and practice in software engineering. You will develop knowledge and skills in the models, methodologies, measures and tools that can be employed in software development considered as an engineering discipline. Why choose this course? This MSc with the one-year industry placement will give you additional industrial experience by applying the skills you have learned throughout your studies in a working environment. One of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate Master's programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism combining theoretical knowledge and practical skills in advanced computer science. This MSc develops graduates’ practical skills of producing models of software engineering processes and artefacts using appropriate modelling techniques, and applying measures to software engineering processes and artefacts and use the data produced to evaluate software engineering activities. Taught by a highly-regarded and long-established computer science department with strong links to business. Half the research outputs in Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire have been rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Course details


Entry requirements

For admission to this MSc, the normal requirement is a good Honours Degree (or equivalent) in computer science or cognate discipline. The choice of award title students may be accepted on to will be determined by the award applied for and the prior learning of the student as demonstrated by the transcript for existing qualifications held by the applicant. Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate sufficient competence in English to benefit from the Programme. This is normally demonstrated by recognised awards equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.0. Candidates who do not satisfy these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The programme is subject to the University's Principles, Policies and Regulations for the Admission of Students to Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes (in UPR SA03), along with associated procedures. These will take account of University policy and guidelines for assessing accredited prior certificated learning (APCL) and accredited prior experiential learning (APEL).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/fee-information/how-much-are-my-fees
Software Engineering with Placement Year at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS