Kingston University London - Software Engineering / with Management Studies Masters (MSc)

Kingston University London

Software Engineering / with Management Studies Masters (MSc)

Some of the most challenging problems in industry and commerce are associated with software development. You will examine all stages of the software development life cycle at an advanced level. You will study software project management and business processes, software architecture and design aspects, implementation and software construction, testing, and quality assurance. You will also acquire practical skills for planning and implementing systems development projects. These projects will meet customer needs and integrate software solutions into the business environment.

You can combine this course with Management Studies, which will enable you to develop the skills to successfully lead teams and manage innovation.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • You will gain an in-depth understanding of strategies and architectures for designing and developing modern high-quality software applications.
  • The Management Studies option will develop skills for managing teams and innovation. These skills are often sought after by employers and are invaluable if you aim to start your own business.
  • Through a project dissertation, you will study an area of interest in depth. This can offer valuable industry experience.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in an information technology/computing science/software engineering subject; or substantial relevant work experience, such as two years as a programmer.
  • IELTS academic test in English with an


    overall score of 6.5,




    no element below 6.0

Career Prospects

The Faculty has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

The team runs employer events throughout the year, including job fairs, key speakers from industry and interviews on campus. These events give you the opportunity to hear from, and network with, employers in an informal setting.

Course Details

This course equips you with advanced knowledge of the latest methods and tools for software engineering.

The project dissertation project gives you the chance to study an area of interest in greater depth and gain valuable research skills. It is usually relevant to your career so provides an excellent selling point when you are looking for a job or promotion. For example, one student produced an engineering design advice site in association with the Steel Construction Institute.

If you are an overseas student, we will help you to carry out a project either based in your home country or that will be of specific relevance when you return home.

The taught modules aim to prepare you for the job market. Alongside your academic studies, you gain skills in:

  • problem solving and organization
  • data collation, review and synopsis
  • communication (oral, written and electronic)
  • time management
  • cooperation and teamwork.

Software Engineering MSc modules

Core Modules:
Agile Project Development
Software Architectures and Programming Models
Project Dissertation
Software Quality Engineering
Optional Modules:
User Experience Design (Systems)
Applied Data Programming

Software Engineering with Management Studies MSc modules

Agile Project Development
Software Architectures and Programming Models
Business in Practice
Project Dissertation
Software Quality Engineering

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