The Software Engineering programme offered by The University of Hertfordshire focuses on the key models, methodologies, measures and tools that can be used in the software engineering process equipping you and your career with the essentials for success in this field.Why choose this course?
For more information about how online study works, funding and how to apply, please visit UH Online.
Our online masters programme is designed to give graduates the up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research.
These courses will prepare you for a career in many areas including research, IT or software development.Teaching methods
Our online degree programmes are taught 100% online when studied independently, or supplemented by tutorial support when studied at a local study centre run by one of our online partners. Assessment is by coursework and online tests.
You will participate in the learning experience through the University's on-line learning environment, StudyNet. You will receive learning materials, take part in discussions and submit your assignments online.
Additionally, you will receive study resources such as key e-books and any specialist software. You will have access to the University's extensive online library facilities, or be able to visit in person if you so choose.
The amount of study time required is no different from that needed for an on campus programme. You should expect to spend at least 30 hours per week if studying full-time, and in proportion if part-time.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Online - Full Time, 16 Months Online - Full Time, 18 Months
Online - Part Time, 3 Years
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
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Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)
There is a range of financial support available for UK and EU students. The financial support available to you depends on various different factors such as whether you choose to study full-time or part-time, where you live and whether you want to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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