Advanced Software Engineering
Department of Computer Science,
Faculty of Engineering
We teach you how to build robust, effective software systems, and how to critique and evaluate the latest software engineering techniques. Through project work, you’ll learn how to apply your knowledge in the real world.
Genesys: student-led software development
Our masters students run Genesys as a professional software development organisation, forming customer-facing teams to build custom web applications. Students have the opportunity to engage with real customers and work in a team in a professional software engineering environment.
Applying for this course
Due to the popularity of this course we have introduced a staged admissions process to assess applications for entry in September 2020. You'll still apply in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.
Accredited by the British Computer Society
- Object-Oriented Programming and Software Design
- Testing and Verification in Safety-Critical Systems
- Software Development for Mobile Devices
- Introduction to Genesys
- Research Methods and Professional Issues
- Dissertation Project
- The Genesys Project
- Computer Security and Forensics
- The Intelligent Web
- Software and Hardware Verification
- Software Re-Engineering
- Parallel Computing with Graphical Processing Units (GPUs)
We use lectures, tutorials and group work. You can also learn on the job in our student- run software engineering and consultancy business, Genesys Solutions.
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
1 year full-time
Genesys Solutions, the student-run software company, has really helped increase my knowledge of developing software in industry. When I graduate I’d like to work in the software industry as a software developer and would like to make an impact by solving challenging problems in software development.
Minimum 2:1 honours degree in computer science, software engineering or a closely related subject.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
+44 114 222 1800
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.