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Master of Software Engineering
Master of Software Engineering
(N/521/6/0176(MQA/PA9439)01/23)
Overview

Software Engineering graduates at Master level will not only possess technological problem-solving skills but also skills of management, administration, planning as well as the ability to convert innovative research idea into a viable business.

 

CURRICULUM THAT EMPOWER OUR LEARNERS

 

The Master of Software Engineering has 12 modules including a Research Project totaling 40 credits. The curriculum provides the essential areas of knowledge, skills and abilities that empower our graduate such as:

 

• Decision Making Research Methodology; Software Management

• Strategy and Innovation Research Methodology; Software Management

• Software Engineering Software Architecture; Agile Software Development; Requirements Analysis and Specification

• Task Situation Management Professional Practice; IT Project Management

• Technology and Architecture Big Data Technology, Automatic Speech Processing, Software Security, Cloud Computing Technology and Architecture

Learning Outcome

Graduates of this programme will be able to:

 

  • Provide graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in software engineering
  • Equip graduates with advanced theoretical principles and scientific methods to create effective solutions to problems and to evaluate them
  • Train graduates to work on a project in which they propose, design, build, test, analyse, and deliver a computing solution to meet appropriate software engineering standards and realistic constraints
  • Instill graduates with skills to seek knowledge through lifelong learning
  • Equip graduates with the ability to supervise and carry out research under supervision
  • Develop graduates’ effective communication skills in both written and oral form
  • Inculcate graduates with professional and ethical responsibilities as well as understanding the possible social, economic, cultural, legal and environmental impact of their computing solutions in the global context
Course Structure

• Research Methodology

• IT Project Management

• Software Architecture

• Advanced Programming and Software Development

• Entrepreneurship and Innovation

• Requirements Analysis and Specification

• Advanced Data Structure and Algorithm

• Professional Practice

• Software Testing and Maintenance

• Formal Methods for Software Engineering

• Research Project 1 & 2

• * Strategic Marketing Management

• * Big Data Technology

• * Automatic Speech Processing and Applications

• * Software Security

• * Cloud Computing Technology & Architecture

• * Agile Software Development

*Electives (Choose two)

Intake
Jan 2019, May 2019, Sep 2019
Duration
Full time 1 year or Part time 2 Year
Study Mode
On-Campus
Career Outcome

This programme gives an opportunity to computing graduates who wish to obtain a Master of Software Engineering for career advancement and promotion. With a Master of Software Engineering, our graduates will be more competent and able to lead a software development team in a more productive manner.

Entry Requirement
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75

OR

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process

OR

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with CGPA less than 2.50, with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field may be accepted

 

For candidates without Computing Degree, prerequisite modules in computing must be offered to adequately prepare them for their advanced study.

ACCREDITATION OF PRIOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING (APEL)

APEL Condition:

 

  • A Malaysian citizen
  • More than 30 years old on 1 January in the year of application
  • At least hold STPM / Diploma in Information Technology / Software Engineering / equivalent qualification
  • With relevant work experience / prior experiential learning
  • And pass the APEL assessment
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT

For International Students:

TOEFL score of 500 or IELTS score of 5.0 or its equivalent

 

(Exemption is given for those who have previously studied at tertiary level in the English Language)