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Computer Engineering

1 year full-time (January start)
Entry requirement
2:2Or higher
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alumni discount
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Are you a keen problem-solver looking to learn new skills in computer engineering? Solent’s computer engineering postgraduate conversion degree is well-suited to students from non-computing backgrounds, helping you to learn new skills and develop advanced theoretical and practical proficiencies for a range of computing careers.

Solent University’s computer engineering master’s conversion degree exposes students to a wide range of both existing and emerging technologies and covers areas such as coding, software development, problem solving, computing, digital technologies and engineering.

Working with the latest technology, students on this course will also have the opportunity to learn to program robotic devices and can learn to develop apps for Android devices. To test these apps, students have access to the University’s device laboratory which is a special test area consisting of a range of mobile devices, allowing students to assess their website designs and apps on real equipment.

The course curriculum is developed with input from a variety of sources, including an industrial liaison panel, to ensure students are studying the latest technology and working practices employed by industry experts.

With a strong focus on employability, and to complement studies, this course offers students the opportunity to work on live briefs, events and projects with real-world companies. Regular industry speakers and events by the BCS can help students to build their professional network.

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Why choose this course?

Solent also hosts regular British Computer Society (BCS) professional development events.

Equipped with industry-standard networking equipment from Cisco, Fluke and HP, as well as high-fidelity simulation systems, including the market-leading Opnet.

And a facility to test your applications in our device laboratory. It consists of a range of mobile devices mounted on flexible tethers.

This course is for

This conversion master’s course is ideally suited to students from a number of academic backgrounds who have a strong interest in problem-solving and existing/emerging technologies.

The course is also suited to those with extensive industry experience in this area who wish to gain an academic qualification.

What this course leads to

Demand for well-qualified information technology graduates remains strong.

  • IT project management
  • Software development
  • Web and mobile development
  • Software architecture
  • Project management

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

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