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The University of Manchester

Software Systems Engineering

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Rank: 17 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.manchester.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 48 months

Intl fees: £24000


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17

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11

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Description

University of Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Are you a software systems engineer? Are you looking to undertake a research level qualification whilst still doing your job?The EngD in Software Systems Engineering is a practical research programme for those with an interest in software engineering projects or who may already be working as a software developer, but recognises career progression may necessitate research level training. You'll spend 75-80% of your time with your company, working on 4-6 flexible but research level projects. The remainder you'll spend with us training in Advanced Software Engineering topics, while being guided by your academic supervisor building on your industrial work and solving it's associated research problems. An EngD gives you a solid industry application focus and offers a range of flexible pathways of differing duration to suit your individual needs. The research conducted as part of the EngD is applied to specific problems faced by the industrial partner, each problem couched as a research challenge. Throughout the programme, students can undertake a tailored range of Advanced Masters courses that supplement the in-built research skills training and development provided as standard in the EngD programme.Academia and industry work together in mentoring and training the student, who will graduate with the academic rigour necessary to undertake applied research, with skills and experience to apply that research capability directly within industry.

Requirements

Entry requirements

We have the following pathways with varying entry requirements: Standard: 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. Experienced: As per 'Standard' with evidence of Accredited Prior Learning (APL) in research training already undertaken.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (speaking and writing 6.5 and no other element below 6.0)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Manchester.

About this university

International students

Students attend the university from over 150 countries around the world and there are various systems in place to help them adapt to their new life. The Student Immigration Team is a dedicated team in place to help with support and advice regarding immigration and visas and are based at the Student Services Centre. The student support centre is a single contact point for all students to help with matters such as finances, examinations, graduation and other matters. There is also help and advice on hand for matter such as integration into the community, learning English and making the most of the time in the UK. The centre of student life is the Students Union (UMIST), which formed at the same time as the university was created in 2004. It is run by an eight-member team rather than a single president. The athletics Union is responsible for the sports clubs within the university and there are over 80 health and fitness classes in addition to 44 sports clubs. There are around 250 societies and clubs in total across many areas of interest including a student run newspaper, radio station, a fundraising organisation, a volunteer project and across the arts and politics arena.

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