M.Sc. in Software Engineering

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Program Description

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity for professional development at an advanced level within the area of software engineering.
  • Enhancement of skills and knowledge in specialist areas for practising IT professionals.
  • The ability to undertake large-scale IT software development projects.
  • The necessary skills to participate effectively in the design and implementation of software systems of high quality and reliability.

Duration:
Full-time (12 Months)
Part-time (2-5 years)
Award:
Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have five years working experience in relevant field.
  • Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience.
  • Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above.

Who should attend

This programme is geared towards practising software engineers within the industry who seek formal qualifications in software engineering. In addition, IT professionals and managers who wish to upgrade their technical software engineering knowledge and IT skills to postgraduate level will find this programme attractive.

The Benefits of This Programme

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to :

  • Undertake and effectively manage largescale and complex software development projects.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of software systems of high quality and reliability.
  • Appreciate problems and suggest solutions associated with the development of software systems.
  • Contribute to the advancement and development of software engineering theories and practices.
  • Appreciate how an efficient technology-based infrastructure is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive edge.

Modules & Project/Dissertation

The programme comprises nine coursework modules, the Research Methodology module and a major dissertation. There are seven compulsory Core Modules, and you will have to choose three electives from those listed.

Core Modules

Elective Modules* (choose 3)
  • Managing Software Development Projects
  • Reliability Management
  • Object-Oriented Software Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering Support Environments
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Security Technologies
  • Research Methodology
  • Dissertation
  • Internet Applications
  • Network Design & Performance
  • Big Data Analytics and Technologies
  • Data Analytical Programming
*Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selected elective modules, they can choose from the available modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules - however, such changes may prolong the study duration.


Dissertation

You are encouraged to complete industry-based major projects/ dissertations that are directly relevant to your work and your organisation or any substantial idea from the modules taken. The project emphasis should involve the derivation of criteria for the selection of software engineering processes, methods and tools. It would be expected that a software prototype, review of current practices or specifications should be produced.

Fees

MALAYSIAN STUDENT FEES:
Course Fees:
Total: RM 29,500 + £250

HIDE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEES:
Course Fees:
Total: RM 36,800 (USD 8,770) + £250

KPT/JPS(N/482/7/0149)(MQA/PA8835)07/22

All information is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change in the interest of continuous improvement.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 8, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
Duration
Duration
16 - 60 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
29,500 MYR
MALAYSIAN STUDENT FEES: Total course fees RM 29,500 + £250; INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEES: Total course fees RM 36,800 (USD 8,770) + £250
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Deadline
Locations
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Start date : Jan. 2019
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