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Software Engineering

BEng
CertHE
DipHE

Start date:

September 2024

You'll need:

2024/25 entry: Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing

UCAS codes:

GG6K

GG8K (if choosing Foundation Year)

CertHE: GG5K

DipHE: GG9K

Gain the experience and expertise you need to become a software engineer with a degree designed to equip students with the skills to shape the future of technology. Join our inclusive learning community and embark on a rewarding career journey in the world of software engineering.

Did you know?

You will gain industry-ready skills in software development, engineering, secure software development, data management, computer systems, and cyber security.

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Foundation Year

This course can also be studied with a foundation year (September entry only).

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This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree.

Why take a placement?

A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.

How we support you

The University's Placement and Work Experience Team are experts at helping you to secure a placement. They will work closely with you from the start, helping you research potential employers, discover placement opportunities, create and pitch your CV, and will coach you to perform well in interviews. We aren't able to guarantee a placement, but our sector-leading advisors will give you the best possible chance of securing one.

Find out more about how we'll support you

We understand that your plans might change once you start your programme. If you decide not to do a placement, you will have the option of completing the three year version of your programme.

Whatever your choice, you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Placement and Work Experience Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support.

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Skills

This course will prepare you to progress and excel in various roles in the software industry.

You will graduate with industry-ready skills in:

  • Software development
  • Software engineering
  • Verified and secure software development
  • Data management and engineering
  • Computer systems and cyber security

Employability is embedded throughout giving you the essential skills for employment in industry.

Learning

You won’t be sitting in a lecture theatre, but instead will be learning in interactive classes, working closely with your lecturers and fellow students.

This includes:

  • Working in the computer labs
  • Seminar-style workshops
  • Tutorials
  • Project-based learning

 

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Assessment

Your assessments will be based on the real world so that you will graduate with the necessary professional skills.

This includes:

  • Portfolios of software artifacts
  • Presentations, where you’ll showcase your technical knowledge to your peers
  • Team projects, so you can get the critical experience industry is looking for 
  • Individual projects of various scales and flexibility.

Your academic tutors will be on hand to support you throughout your studies to guide you to achieve your best. 

Career

You’ll graduate ready for a career in the software development industry.

Your future role could be:

  • Software engineer
  • Software architect
  • Information security developer
  • DevOps engineer
  • Quality Assurance (QA) engineer
  • Data engineer

 

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Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS.

Entry tariff

2024/25 entry: Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing

 

We welcome applicants with a wide range of qualifications, including BTECs, A-levels and T Levels.

Specific entry requirements

Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at A Level usually required.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

 

Specific entry requirements

Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at A Level usually required.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

EU and International: £15,750
Placement year: £998

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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