The University of Liverpool’s online MSc in Software Engineering offers you the opportunity to develop practical skills to design, implement and manage high-quality software products.
This BCS-accredited1 programme focuses on the management of large and creative products, making it especially relevant for those seeking to become software experts, pursue senior managerial positions or work in consultancy roles. You’ll study software modelling, design, testing, quality assurance and much more to gain skills which can help you play a leading role in the construction of complex commercial software systems.
Access some of the most current tools used in the management of software products
Build on an advanced project throughout your study
Demonstrate your technical skills with practical assignments
Demonstrate your advanced skills in creating high-quality solutions to software engineering problems by working on an advanced project throughout the duration of the programme. In each module you will be expected to develop assignments that will act as a practical solution to a particular problem, you will then build upon these artefacts with each successive module to create an advanced software outcome. Your advanced project will detail your in-depth understanding of software engineering and its many application.
Matthew Sammut (UK)
Online MSc in Software Engineering graduate
Work is completed in an innovative cloud environment that mirrors a real-world IT work environment. You’ll be able to access some of the most current tools for the management and deployment of advanced software products used by a variety of organisations. Through completion of practical assignments, you’ll have the opportunity to hone and develop your skills while creating a Professional Portfolio of Evidence.
This degree has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS. An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.
Showcase your technical skills and knowledge by developing a cloud-based collection of your work. This portfolio of solution-based artefacts can be presented to employers and peers to demonstrate your critical thinking and practical skills.
Our innovative online study environment mirrors a real-life professional computing environment. This allows you to access different software platforms, conduct simulations, and perform practical tasks in one of the largest and commercially used cloud-servers on the market.
As a student of the University, you can access a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. Advisors can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture.
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1 Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme.