The Advanced Software Engineering MSc is an advanced study pathway that provides computer graduates with advanced skills in the design, development and analysis of software systems.
- Located in central London, giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
- You will learn advanced software engineering skills preparing you for leading creative roles in the professional and research communities.
- You will develop critical awareness and appreciation of the changing role of computing in society and motivating you to pursue further professional development and research.
- Frequent access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures, enabling you to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in advanced computing and related fields.
- The Department of Informatics has a reputation for delivering research-led teaching and project supervision from leading experts in their field.
Who should take this course
Students starting their programme in 2019/20 who are eligible to pay EU fees will pay the same rate of tuition fees as UK students. This will apply for the duration of their programme, but may be subject to change by the UK Government for subsequent cohorts from 2020/21.
Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.
You are required to take:
- Software Measurement & Testing (15 credits)
- Model-Driven Development (15 credits)
- Security Engineering (15 credits)
- Individual Project (60 credits)
In addition, you are required to take 75 credits from a range of optional modules, which may typically include:
- Group Project (30 credits)
- Agents & Multi-Agent Systems (15 credits)
- Security Management (15 credits)
- Big Data Technologies (15 credits)
- Software Engineering and Underlying Technology for Financial Systems (15 credits)
- Distributed Ledgers and Crypto-Currencies (15 credits)
You will be able to select up to 30 credits from a range of level 6 modules, which may typically include:
- Software Design & Architecture (15 credits)
- Information Security (15 credits)
- Human-Computer Interaction (15 credits)
- Formal Verification (15 credits)
- Compliers and Formal Language (15 credits)
- Computational Models (15 credits)
- Software Performance Engineering (15 credits)
These modules are not available if you have previously studied in the Department of Informatics and have already taken this module at Level 6. King's College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study.
- Full time overseas fees:
About Course Provider
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.
King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.
Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.
King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.
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