02/11/2020

Categories: Computing, Undergradute

Is Retraining with a Master’s in Software Engineering Worth It?

The MSc Software Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to give computing and programming graduates a deeper understanding of advanced software methodologies, and take their programming skills to the next level. For those want to know whether a master’s in Software Engineering is worth it, the short answer is “yes” if you want to enjoy professional growth and development.

Here are just some of the reasons to consider retraining on our MSc Software Engineering master’s programme:

Increase job opportunities

The underpinnings of any of industry require communication, coding and cloud technology, making software and engineering skills essential for jobs of the future. And the beauty of IT skills retraining is the option to work in practically any industry sector. This opens up a world of opportunity for graduates looking to secure a job in the UK, or abroad.

Future-proof your career

As businesses undergo the process of digital transformation, reliance on technology in the workplace will increase. This means anyone with a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degree will be in demand, and will be sought after by recruiters as technologies continue to evolve.

Gain industry-related experience

Because our programme has been designed collaboratively with industry experts, you will have the chance to develop professional skills that are directly applicable to the workplace. Our course will also highlight ethical and environmental issues that you are likely to encounter in your career.

Develop a range of skills

While our course is largely practical, looking at design patterns and contemporary software engineering practices, there are plenty of other things you’ll learn too. Students will get to hone their creative thinking, problem solving and decision making; all vital skills in the world of engineering and software management.

Study at a top UK university

There’s nowhere better for retraining in computer science courses than the University of Bolton. For this subject area, we rank No.1 for Student Experience and No.1 for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).

We’re also in the Top 50 UK Universities in The Guardian University League Tables 2021. Plus, students have voted us No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019).

This is #UniAsItShouldBe, where student’s needs always come first. To find out more about the University of Bolton Software Engineering master’s, visit our course page for details.

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