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Software Engineering (Jan 2021 start only) 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

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • 5th for satisfaction with your course by the Guardian University Guide 2021.
  • UK TOP 10 for Graduate Prospects by the Complete University Guide 2021.
  • We are ranked Top 20 in the UK for Research Excellence [Research Excellence Framework 2014-2021].
  • World-ranked [QS World University Rankings].

Our BSc Software Engineering degree will teach you about computer graphics, computer systems modelling, software engineering, data visualisation, how to write mobile apps and some of the more advanced theoretical aspects of computer science. You will develop your programming skills in C and Java. Students on our software engineering degree will learn the fundamentals of computer science before specialising in software testing, design patterns and generic programming.

WHY SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?

Computer Science at Swansea University has an excellent reputation and major appeal to students from far and wide.

Within six months of leaving, 93% of graduates are either in employment or continuing their studies.

Your learning will be shaped by inspirational and internationally-renowned academics including Professor Matt Jones, whose passion is empowering rural digital communities in the developing world and in the UK.

Swansea University holds a TEF Gold award, UK Government recognition of teaching excellence.

YOUR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

  • A flexibly structured degree path means you have the opportunity to study abroad for a year or work in industry for a year, either locally, nationally or overseas.
  • Our £32.5 million Computational Foundry is home to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities which include a Vision and Biometric Lab, Maker Lab, Theory Lab, Cyber Security/Networking Lab, User Lab and Visualisation Suite.
  • Students will benefit from world-leading experimental set-ups, equipment, devices and prototypes to accelerate innovation. You will have the opportunity to learn about and work with these facilities.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our graduates have become: Analyst Developers, Business Analysts, Computer Programmers, Electronic Engineers, Graphic Designers, Software Developers and Machine Learning Engineers with companies that include IBM, Google, Disney, Facebook, Microsoft and Sony.

We hold an annual 'Project Fair' giving students the chance to display their third year projects to leading industry experts. Companies such as Google often visit our students to give lectures on 'how to get a job with tech giants'.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,650per 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 : BBB - ABB

A Levels: ABB-BBB. If not studying A Level Mayths or Physics, applicants must have GCSE Grade B (6) in Maths.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    14th

    1

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