King's College London

Course Introduction

The Advanced Software Engineering MSc is an advanced study pathway that provides computer graduates with advanced skills in the design, development and analysis of software systems.

Description

The Advanced Software Engineering MSc course focuses on contemporary techniques for the development of software systems, with an emphasis on the construction and management large and secure software systems. The course will also equip you with essential research, analytical and critical thinking skills.

The course is made up of optional and required modules, and you will complete the course in one year, studying September to September. You must take modules totalling 180 credits to meet the requirements of the qualification, and 60 credits will come from an individual project. You can optionally also participate in a group project that will provide you with invaluable experience of working in a team to design, implement and document a substantial software product.

Career prospects

Our graduates have very successful careers working for software consultancy companies, specialised software development businesses and the IT departments of large institutions (financial, telecommunications and public sector).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,990 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,990 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £25,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours in Computer Science or Software Engineering. We may lower entry qualifications for students with substantial relevant work experience. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with any of the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill; TOEFL IBT: 92 overall, with a minimum 23 in each skill; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 62 overall, with a minimum of 52 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92