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Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Technology is an increasing part of everyday life, and there's a constant need for the software behind it to be updated, maintained and improved. If you like solving problems and have an interest in coding and computing, this BSc (Hons) Software Engineering degree course prepares you for a career in this field.You'll study programming techniques and software engineering principles that can be applied to many different areas. You'll put theory into practice while applying various software technologies to solve complex problems.The combination of technical skills and practical experience you’ll get will set you up for a career as a programmer or developer in fields such as data warehousing, computer security, IT management and web development.**Accredited by**This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and meets the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). It also meets some of the academic requirements that you need to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng).92% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017)**What you'll experience**On this course you'll:- Access our usability lab, equipped with eye-tracking software- Use our mobile computing lab to develop Android and iOS apps- Have opportunities to apply your skills in projects with local organisations and charities, helping to solve problems they’re facing- Tailor your studies to match your career ambitions, with a choice of units in areas such as artificial intelligence, computer security and mobile development**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. Or, you could do further study at postgraduate level in areas such as intelligent systems, computer security and forensic computing.What can you do with a Software Engineering degree?Areas previous students have gone on to include:- web development- IT management- software engineering- computer programmingWhat jobs can you do with a Software Engineering degree?Roles our graduates have taken on include:- Systems engineer- web developer- computer programmer- software engineer- analyst programmer- firmware developerOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career."There are plenty of computers available, from Macs to PCs, in open access areas throughout the building." Matthew Prentice, Software Engineering Student

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,600per year

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

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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