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Software Engineering MEng (Hons)

Queen's University Belfast

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Software is a fundamental part of today's 'digital society', controlling everything from the results that are displayed when you use a search engine, how we interact on social media, through to how video is streamed and rendered on your smartphone. Without software, the forms of communication, interaction and knowledge processing that we all take for granted today could not exist. In the future, software will become so embedded in our lives that virtually all of our human process will be affected by the design and development of software. In particular, software engineers are concerned with developing and maintaining software systems in a manner that is efficient, reliable and affordable. Software engineers must also understand the needs of those who will use the software, and be able to create products that are capable, safe and intuitive. This degree programme is designed to equip graduates with the analytical, reasoning and practical skills they will need to design, develop and deploy large software systems.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

AAB to include Mathematics, Computing or Software Systems Development ORAAB to include Chemistry, ICT, Physics, Technology or Double Award Applied ICT (Not Single Award).GCSE Mathematics minimum grade C.A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 113 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    144 65%

    31st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    19th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    79th

    17

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