Software Engineering

Study mode:On campus Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 4.95 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 11.7 k / Year(s)  
801–1000 place StudyQA ranking:7881 Duration:12 months

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This new course provides practical education in the field of software engineering. The modern world runs on computer software. So many aspects of daily life, from talking to our friends on a mobile phone through to the control of your air-conditioning, are made possible by software. Every day new applications of software are devised which means the demand for skilled software engineers who can design and program a range of innovative systems is greater than ever.

This course is focused on meeting this demand for skilled software engineers. Sheffield Hallam University has a long and successful tradition of delivering courses aimed at developing students with highly employable skills.

We expect you to be highly motivated and want to develop your professional and managerial skills.

You need an aptitude for programming and may have

* studied computing at university
* worked as a programmer, or
* developed industrial strength software of your own

You study modern design and implementation techniques, which you use to build complex applications. You improve your analytical and communication skills by applying the most up-to-date technologies in software engineering to develop practical solutions. This in turn gives you a wider range of career choices.

Our teaching and learning methods includes

* lectures
* online presentations
* seminars
* problem solving investigations and analysis
* practical work
* individual research projects.

We also provide specialist software to help you develop your design and programming techniques and skills. Our graduates will be able to offer employers a wide range of professional, technical, managerial, analytical and communication skills, which will benefit their organisation and increase your career prospects.

Thiscourse provides up-to-date knowledge to maximise your employment prospects in software engineering.

Postgraduate certificate

One from

* designing enterprise applications
* process management
* open source operating systems

plus three from the main list below

Postgraduate diploma

One from

* enterprise applications
* interaction design for entertainment software
* advanced open system architectures

Three from

* advanced learning and study skills
* structuring and transforming data for the Internet
* databases and the web
* security concepts and principles
* multimedia technologies
* IT project management
* change management and systems implementation
* LAMP: the open source web platform
* an introduction to Linux and distributed entertainment software development
* case studies
* software engineering and process management
* web services
* web applications and e-commerce security
* data warehousing
* enterprise systems
* graphics and animation
* designing enterprise applications
* process management
* open source operating systems

MSc

* research principles and practice
* dissertation

Normally you need one of the following * a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in a computing-related discipline * a good honours degree or equivalent in any area plus at least one year of practical experience in a relevant profession * an HND, FdSc or equivalent, plus at least two years of practical experience in a relevant professionIt is essential that you have had some exposure to a complex programming language, such as Java or C++, and will be competent with basic web technologies. If English is not your first language you normally need an IELTS score of at least 6.0. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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