18/08/2020

A future programmed by you - MSc Software Engineering

To those graduates with experience in, and a passion for computing and programming, then look no further! Our Master’s in Software Engineering has been developed to enhance existing knowledge and expand into advanced methodologies, through mainly practical studies.

What you will study

Every master’s student will delve into the current development techniques used today including modern practices and design patterns used by a software engineer. You will be encouraged to consider ethical solutions, security requirements and the best computer software for the task in question.

Our team of experts at the University of Bolton have a wealth of knowledge, industry experience and technical expertise. They use this to design projects and teaching sessions that challenge you to solve innovative and complex situations, that mirror real-world events.

Your personal development won’t be limited to software engineering techniques, as we introduce personal development skills into the curriculum. Learning about critical thinking, communication, teamwork and more, will take those core skills and create an effective professional graduate.

Laying the foundations

For every master’s student who graduate, you will have the skills and portfolio to work in a variety of software development roles. This course doesn’t simply limit you to being sat at a computer in a software engineer role, you could choose:

  • Software Architecture
  • Games Development
  • Website Design
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Information Systems Management

These are only a handful of the roles open to you and with an enviable skill set including software design and development, project management and leadership, an exciting future is ahead of you.

Studying with us

The welfare of each masters student is important to us, as well as their education and to show our commitment, we have been voted No.1 for student satisfaction in the North West of England for the past three years by the Complete University Guide (2021, 2020 and 2019).

At the University of Bolton, we have invested in our I.T infrastructure to ensure that we maximise teaching quality, student satisfaction and the chances of moving into the career of choice.

You will be able to remotely access the vast majority of our systems, allowing flexibility to work where and when you need to, and interact with the lecturers in a modern and inclusive way. These lecturers have fantastic links to industry in the North-West, one of the major technology hubs in the whole of the UK.

The next steps

If you’re interested in knowing more or applying to join our course, please view the course page on our website today.

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