Postgraduate Certificate in Software Engineering

Boost your career with specialist software engineering skills

Move ahead in your career with an online Postgraduate Certificate in Software Engineering, from a computer science department that is a UK leader in IT research. The comprehensive 12-month programme is designed to equip you with the in-depth knowledge and practical skills to handle the challenges of planning, designing, implementing and managing software. Taking a holistic view of the software development process, the programme combines the latest IT practices with the incisive management skills required for senior roles in software development.

Why choose the Postgraduate Certificate in Software Engineering?

  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed for key roles in designing, developing and managing software projects
  • Acquire core software engineering skills you can apply immediately in your current role
  • Earn a qualification from a world-class university and a computer science department ranked first in the UK for the proportion of its IT research rated as world-leading or internationally excellent
  • Complete your studies in one year to quickly advance professionally
  • Study 100% online from anywhere on the globe, while continuing in your job
  • Connect with professionals from around the world through online collaboration

As a graduate of this programme, you will be well equipped to make an impact professionally or to progress to a full Masters in Software Engineering.

This is your chance to set yourself apart from others.

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Getting a masters degree in this field, I feel much more confident to take up more challenging positions in IT management.

Bojan Spasić - Information Technology - Croatia
The University of Liverpool rates first in the UK for combined world-leading or internationally excellent IT research.