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Software Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Sheffield is the only computer science department in the UK with its own student-run software company – Genesys Solutions. The academic standard is high, with a strong emphasis on the scientific principles that underpin new technology. This combination of advanced science, creativity and business skills makes it the perfect training ground for software engineers.You will get the chance to work for Genesys as part of your course, providing solutions for real clients. As well as hands-on experience, you will get a solid grounding in the fundamentals. There are opportunities to specialise in areas such as intelligent web, speech and language technology and computer security. Teaching staff are experts in iPhone, Android and VR technology. Guest lecturers come from IBM, Microsoft and HP.Spending a year in industry extends your course to four years, so it takes commitment. But the benefits are worth it. This extensive, intensive experience gives you an advantage in the jobs market. And you’ll be paid a salary during that year.If you’d like more research experience, and the chance to study more topics to an advanced level, you might want to consider the four-year MEng (five years if you add a year in industry).Our graduates are problem solvers. They can program. They work well in teams. And they understand the theoretical principles. They are consultants and software engineers with companies including Accenture, Amazon, Deutsche Bank, Google, HSBC, IBM, Microsoft and Reuters.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 23,750per 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 Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    154 64%

    26th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    26th

    12

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