University of Wales
Software Engineering MSc (PG)
University of Wales

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

MSc Software Engineering

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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Applicants require an Honours Degree (2.2 or above) or advanced qualification in Computer Science or cognate discipline from a UK University or recognised overseas institution or industrial experience in IT and an Honours Degree. For International applicants, we ask that you hold an Academic IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (no element less than 5.5). For full information, please visit our International page.


Tuition Fees Software Engineering MSc (PG)

EU £7800
England UK £7800
Northern Ireland £7800
Scotland £7800
Wales £7800
Channel Islands £7800
International £15000

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

What students say about studying Software Engineering in the UK?

  • A Day In The Life Of a Software Engineer Student
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  • A Day in the Life of a Software Engineering Student | ConU
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About University of Wales

The University of Wales (UW) is a confederal university located in Cardiff, Wales. This university was the very first to exist in Wales, and now operates a highly rated research centre, the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. In addition, UW also has a centre used for studying and conferences in Gregynog, Newtown.

Where is this programme taught

SA1 Waterfront Campus
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