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Applied Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Newport (Software Academy)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Applied Software Engineering aims to make you a highly employable software engineer with the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience required by potential employers. The course aims to develop your ability for creating software-based solutions to real problems in a dynamic, tech start-up atmosphere.This innovative degree is taught at the recently established National Software Academy in Newport, where you will gain experience in hands-on software development using current commercial tools and techniques coupled with direct industrial involvement.The course syllabus has been designed in close collaboration with industry. We focus on cloud, mobile and web development, with an emphasis on technology and standard industry practices.Distinctive featuresA key distinguishing feature of this degree is that all theory, teaching and learning is explored through real world software development projects. Students work individually and in teams to manage, design, code, test and maintain high quality software.Working alongside fellow students and staff, you will be at the centre of a teaching network which includes industry mentors and industrial experts, each of whom will offer their insight into how software engineering works in practice. Software developed as part of the course will be presented back to real business customers.You will learn and apply skills in an environment that feels less like a lecture theatre or laboratory and more like a software development company. From the earliest days on the course, you will be immersed in a project environment where communication, planning and teamwork skills will be developed and where you will learn how to make effective use of your skills and your time to deliver value.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    155 65%

    24th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    11

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