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Software Engineering (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Software is the cornerstone of the modern world; prepare yourself for a career that can help shape the future of humanity.

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Our Software Engineering degree aims to produce industry-ready graduates who have the knowledge, skills and experience to succeed. Our programme structure encourages you to unleash your creative side by designing and prototyping user interfaces as well as sharpen your problem solving and analytical skills by writing code to develop software for multiple platforms. We harness current industry software tools and teach the latest techniques in software testing, deployment and overall management of projects. In parallel to studying these topics we aim for you to put these skills into practice by contributing to live projects and work placements throughout the programme.

Why study this course with us?

The Department of Computer Science is an innovative, forward-thinking department with a strong rate of student satisfaction and employability.

The course is taught at Thornton Science Park, a modern location that is home to an extensive range of purpose-built facilities, and home to several technology and engineering companies, providing you with excellent opportunities to build your learning and practical experience.

Assessment

Assessment involves a combination of assignments, project work, group work, presentations and examinations, varying in balance from module to module. In line with the requirements of industry, all our modules have been designed from the ground up to incorporate assessment of key and subject-related skills.

Job prospects

Graduates of this programme can expect to enter a range of graduate-level careers, including: A Software Developer, Software Test Engineer, Systems Administrator, Project Manager, UX Developer, Product Manager or Data Analyst.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 113 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 54%

    73rd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    54
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    6th

    4

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