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Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Building software to a specification is a challenging and vital skill in modern Computer Science, and this degree will give you the knowledge, experience and expertise to prepare you for a career in the exciting field of software engineering. On this degree you will study the fundamental elements of computer science before progressing on to team working skills in year two. This includes completing work started by other teams and working collaboratively with other teams – giving you valuable experience of working practices which are common in industry.Finally, you will move on to software testing, design patterns and generic programming, and you will complete a practical project, involving building a software system.**Why Swansea?**- 5th for satisfaction with your course by the Guardian University Guide 2021.- UK TOP 12 for Graduate Prospects by the Complete University Guide 2022.- We are ranked Top 20 in the UK for Research Excellence [Research Excellence Framework 2014-2021].- World-ranked [QS World University Rankings].- We're 5th in the UK for Overall Satisfaction (NSS 2021)**Computer Science Facilities**You will be taught in our new £32.5m Computational Foundry, a world class centre with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research, as well as networking and meeting spaces, which bring students, academics and industry together. Our facilities include; • Vision and Biometric Lab• Maker Labs• FIT Lab [Future Interaction Technologies]• Theory Lab• Cyber Security Lab• User Experience Lab• Visualisation Suite**Professional Body Accreditation**This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society, and allows graduates to join immediately as professional members.**Did you know all of our courses are available with a Year in Industry or Year Abroad?**These placement years increase our students confidence and communication skills as well as help them to gain valuable experiences that will ultimately enhance their employability. To find out more go to**We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Swansea University

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  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 114 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 58%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%



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