About Software Development Msc in Coventry University
Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), this Master’s degree aims to equip you with the professional and technical skills needed to specify, design, develop, test and implement large-scale software systems in a variety of different contexts and organisational settings.
The course is designed and delivered with input from our extensive industry contacts; we will teach you how to construct and deliver software solutions working with clients in real-life situations, which could lead to careers in software development or internet systems development.
You’ll study in our modern Engineering and Computing building with well-equipped laboratories featuring the latest workstations, dedicated servers and industry standard software.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
The curriculum has been designed to provide essential developer skills for those with some previous experience of programming who wish to refocus their careers in this area. However, it is also suitable for those with previous good programming experience, who require a formal qualification and want to stay abreast of emerging technologies.
The degree combines theories and practices in the design and development of software systems, ranging from in-house enterprise applications to web-based and distributed computer systems.
The practical nature of our course places an emphasis on your future employability, developing a wide range of technical, analytical, design and professional skills. The technical content is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect what is currently important and in demand in industry.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
To enter the course you need to have one of the following:
A good honours degree or an equivalent qualification;
A relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard, e.g. BCS Professional Graduate Diploma, CEng, CIM Diploma;
An unclassified degree plus at least two years' further study or professional experience.
English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.
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