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MSc - Engineering

MSc Software Engineering

Course Overview

The MSc Software Engineering degree allows you to forge your own path into this specialism.

Gain a deeper understanding of advanced software methodologies with the MSc Software Engineering degree.

You will be able to analyse advanced software development and recognise resources required for Software Engineering once you have graduated. Jobs directly related to a Software Engineering degree include games, systems and web development, search engine optimization, information systems management, web design and business analysis. This degree also ensures that you can have access and exposure to the latest techniques alongside practical skills.

At Regent College London, we have a phenomenal student services team! A dedicated student services team member will be assigned to you. They will be your main point of contact through your studies and will always be on hand to help.

Why study this course?

  • You will gain several skills which include, cognitive, intellectual, transferable, all of which can be applied to the real world.
  • We have some of the best academic teams within the education sector who deliver engaging lessons to our students.
  • Small class sizes ensure 1-2-1 advice and help when needed.
  • After graduating, you can progress into a career in many fields including advanced manufacturing, product design, biomedical engineering, or artificial intelligence.
  • You will also have the opportunity to explore a career in various engineering disciplines, such as web development, quality assurance and much more.

Course details

  • Location

    Regent College London
  • Duration

    1 year
  • Study mode

    Blended, In-person
  • Fees

    £ 8,496 per year, £ 15,950 per year (Overseas)
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with


  • Professional Practice (COM7301)
  • Research Methods (COM7302)
  • Contemporary Software Engineering Practices (SWE7301)
  • Advanced Software Development (SWE7302)
  • Dev Ops (SWE7303)
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation (DAT7301)
  • InfoSec (CLD7303)
  • Project (COM7303)

Career progression

After graduating with an MSc Software Engineering Degree, you will have stimulated your levels of creative thinking and enhanced your problem solving and decision-making techniques; allowing you to impress employers and make your mark within the industry. This course also paves the way for PhD research studies in software engineering and computing-related subjects.

A few roles that you may choose to explore upon graduating with an MSc in Software Engineering are:

  • Applications developer
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Game developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Web developer
  • Web designer
  • Software engineer

Entry Requirements

You are normally expected to have successfully completed an honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have appropriate work experience. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Additional Criteria

  • The standard entry requirement for the course is BSc (Hons) in Computer Science related subjects or BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering, usually with a first or upper second class classification. For applicants without a first or upper second, then a lower second degree will be considered on a case by case basis (particularly for candidates with good relevant industrial experience)
  • If English is not your first language you will need to complete a Secure English Language Test at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no band less than 5.5.
  • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd. Please see here for the minimum scores required for each. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
  • Applicants may be asked to demonstrate knowledge of Python, as prior understanding will be key to success on this course.
  • Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Dean of School of Engineering and Computing

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