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Software Engineering with Professional Experience BSc

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: G608

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Increasingly sophisticated software and applications are shaping our daily lives and revolutionising industries. Prepare for an in-demand, lucrative career with a professionally-accredited degree in Software Engineering at Salford.**The pace of change and innovation in technology and software is rapid. Organisations of all sizes, in commerce, government, healthcare and retail, need talented people to create robust software systems that are usable, maintainable and transformational. With our specialised three-year course, you’ll build practical skills and real-world understanding, ready to become a professional software developer.Accredited by the British Computer Society, our industry-designed course is delivered by experts. Through our industrial liaison committee, which has included Web Applications UK, Autotrader, DAI and FastWebMedia, we’ve designed a range of career relevant modules that build desirable skills. The course blends the core competences you need to thrive in an evolving environment, with awareness of risk and a flair in software specification, design and implementation. You’ll build programming skills and explore design patterns. You’ll develop awareness of data structures, algorithms and artificial intelligence. You'll address professionalism, ethics and quality management.On the professional experience pathway, you'll spend a year in industry between your second and third year. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your CV, apply your academic knowledge, build workplace skills in a real-world environment, and to reflect on your own personal development and career choices. On successful completion of an industrial placement year, which you'll arrange with our support, you will add 'with Professional Experience' to your degree title.With our envious campus location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region's thriving tech community. There will also be opportunities to enjoy extra-curricular activities through our computing society, or take part in HackManchester. Salford is also part of the recently announced GM Cyber Foundry, part of the city-region’s blueprint to be the European leader in digital which will see GCHQ move some operations to Manchester. Features• Build theoretical knowledge to adapt your skills as programming, languages and techniques evolve• Cultivate independent technical judgement, with the ability to think conceptually and use technology to translate concepts into reality• Develop methodical approaches to the analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance of object-oriented systems using the Java language• Understand and apply the techniques and technologies used to create interactive web applications• Choose options in virtual reality and 3D gaming, mobile development, information security management or business management• Spend a year in industry to expand your CV and apply your academic knowledge in a real-world environment

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    10

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