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Course Guide

ADVANCING YOUR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING SKILL AND LEADERSHIP

by Graduan
 

 

Course      : Master of Software Engineering 

University : Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

 

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The MSE (Master of Software Engineering) programme aims at providing master’s degree holders with advanced knowledge and skills in dealing with an organisation’s computing requirements and needs especially from the software engineering perspective. This programme intends to cater for both computer science and information technology graduates.

 

The specialised areas of research under the programme are listed as follows:

Research Methodology in Computing

Interactive Systems Design

Advanced Software Engineering

Software Quality

Advanced Software Testing

Software Configuration Management

Programming Language

Intelligent Software Agents

Requirements Engineering

Advanced Project Management

Seminar in Software Engineering Practices 

 

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION/DURATION

During the first half of the study period, students will be attending lectures as well as labs for practical work. After that, students will conduct a research project in the area of their own choice.

 

The full-time duration of this course is 1.5 to 3 years while the part-time duration is 2.5 to 4 years.

 

ADVANTAGES OF PURSUING THIS COURSE

Student are exposed to various technical subjects, which are currently in demand in the work force. The highly professional and qualified lecturers are on hand to guide students in every aspect of the software engineering process. 

 

"Research component in the course provides opportunity for them

to be exposed to the current development and latest trends in software engineering practices, which are undoubtedly useful for the

advancement of their career."

 

ADVANTAGES OF PURSUING A POSTGRADUATE STUDY WITH THIS UNIVERSITY

UNITEN takes pride on our strong networking connection especially with industrial leaders such as Microsoft, CISCO, IBM, INTEL, Accenture and many more. Our hands-on experience at the IT lab exposes students to the necessary practical skills. UNITEN focuses on key industrial technologies including Java, C++ and industry-standard languages, which are UML, that are required by the industry.

 

HOW THE PROGRAMME WILL BENEFIT YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS AND DEVELOPMENT

Suitable for fresh graduates and experienced software developers alike, having a master’s degree specialising in software engineering will be an exceptional advantage that increases their market value, making them more competitive in the job market.  Advanced theoretical knowledge covering all aspects of software process gained from the course, combined with the existing practical experience in related area, will be the perfect ingredients that enable them to vie for important and sought-after positions.  With a Master of Software Engineering degree in possession, their pathways to leading and managerial positions at prestigious national and international companies will be more widely open.  Research component in the course provides opportunity for them to be exposed to the current development and latest trends in software engineering practices, which is undoubtedly useful for the advancement of their career.  It also helps in furnishing them with the skills in complex problem-solving and project management, which are very much in demand by most employers. 

 


QUICK GLANCE


 

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) is a unique institution, providing academic programmes within our two campuses, Putrajaya Campus and Muadzam Shah Campus. Our programmes are focused on Engineering, Information Technology, Business Management and related areas. UNITEN not only prepares its graduates to become knowledgeable and competent professionals but also develops them as well-rounded individuals with a broad intellectual outlook.

 

NAME OF COURSE

Master of Software Engineering

(Structure B) 

 

PRE-REQUISITE 

i. Bachelors in the relevant domain with Upper Second Class Honours or CGPA 2.75 and above; or

ii. Bachelors in the relevant domain with Lower Second Class Honours or CGPA 2.50 - 2.74, and 1 year

iii. Experience and at least one publication, or two years professional experience in the domain; or

iv. Bachelors in the relevant domain with CGPA below 2.50, and 5 years’ experience in the domain

 

CONTACT

Dr Nor’ashikin Bte Ali

  shikin@uniten.edu.my or

  +603 8928 7307

 

Assoc Prof Dr Chen Soong Der chensoong@uniten.edu.my or

  +603 8928 7332

 

 
 

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