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Software Development for Business BSc (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme has been developed in co-operation with leading UK employers to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to become a professional software developer.

Studying on this programme you benefit from direct employer engagement in the form of guest lectures, project case studies, participation in competitions, attendance at the employer - student events and work placements. You will acquire the right balance of technical, interpersonal, project management and business skills needed as a software developer. In addition you will have many opportunities to showcase your abilities to employers.

Students on this programme are encouraged to undertake an industrial placement, which may be undertaken on completion of Year 3. You can study abroad with the European Erasmus Exchange Programme and get training experience abroad through the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE).

Professional accreditation

Awarded Tech Industry Gold by Tech Partnership. Tech Industry Gold degrees are defined by employers to provide students with the technical, business and interpersonal skills that place them in high demand in the tech sector. The degree is also accredited by BCS the Chartered Institute for IT.

Work placements

You have the opportunity of undertaking a year-long industrial based placement on completion of Year 3 as part of your degree. This is not a compulsory or guaranteed placement. This will be assessed via an Industry Placement module and successful completion of this module will be included in your final exit award.

Assessment and teaching methods

A range of teaching methods are used on the programme including: lectures; group-based tutorials and seminars (both tutor and student-led); practical computing labs (supervised and directed); problem based learning scenarios and case studies; directed study; coursework assignments (individual and group-based) and supervised projects.

Assessment methods include individual and group reports, presentations class tests and exams.

Your career

This programme has been designed to prepare you for a career as a software developer; typical job roles include Software Developer, Web Developer, Software Engineer, Programmer, Mobile Applications Developer, Cloud Engineer, System Analyst, Database Developer, Software Tester, IT Consultant or UX Developer.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CCC

CCC including one from Maths, Computing or Physics or Software Systems Development plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4Year 2 Entry: BBB at A Level including Maths or Computing plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The Glasgow campus is in the heart of a city known for being welcoming and affordable – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
GCU believes education is for everyone – with a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible for all.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    144 65%

    31st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    101st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    79th

    17

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