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Master in Software Engineering

Master in Software Engineering

The MSc in Software Engineering offers you the opportunity to study the latest methodologies and development techniques and deepen your understanding of Dev Ops. The programme has been designed collaboratively with industrial partners, giving you the chance to equip yourself with professional skills, and stimulate creative thinking and enhance problem solving and decision-making techniques. You’ll also be encouraged to prepare for your postgraduate career with coursework designed to help you develop sophisticated intellectual capabilities in research, critique, synthesis, and innovation, and enhance essential skills such as group working and report writing.

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 Award: MSc

ECTS: 90 (UK credits 180)

Start date(s): November

Entry requirements:

Α good bachelor’s degree from recognized university in a relevant subject

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

An interview is required to consider applicants suitability.

Language: English

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  • Contemporary Software Engineering Practices
  • Advanced Software Development
  • Dev Ops
  • Research Methods
  • Masters Project


The full-time programme is  of 12 months (plus 6 months for thesis writing) and the part-time course is 24 months (plus 6 months for thesis writing). The modules are offered mainly on Friday afternoons and Saturdays so as not to hinder the students' work schedule.


Graduates will be employed in a variety of roles ranging from software project management to software development and have very successful careers working for software consultancy companies, specialised software development businesses and the IT departments of large institutions (financial, telecommunications and public sector). Many of these jobs require a knowledge of particular application or development environments. What binds them together are the requirements of carrying out these tasks in a software engineering context.


  • Combines technical knowledge with administrative and organizational skills
  • Modules with a strong practical content, which prepares students for the field of Information and Communication Technology
  • Flexible program ideal for working students
  • Variety of modules that gives a range of professional options
  • Teaching staff with excellent scientific/research background and professional experience in the field
  • Projects in collaboration with IT companies


The state UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON is located in the Greater Manchester area of England with a history dating back to 1824. According to the Guardian (Best UK Universities 2022 - rankings), the UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON was ranked 12th among all UK Universities in terms of student satisfaction with teaching standards (satisfied with teachers) and, in addition, in terms of overall ranking (Guardian score), it was upgraded by 4 places to 46th among all UK Universities for 2021-2022. Recently, the BBC highlighted the UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON as a model for UK Universities, regarding its operating standards for student safety from the Covid-19 pandemic: and the UK Education Secretary Michelle Donelan, from the floor of the House of Commons, referred to the "amazing work the University is doing": New York College has a franchise agreement under the Greek Ministry of Education legislation and the degree you will receive at the end of your studies is awarded by the University itself.


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