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University of Winchester

Software Engineering

UCAS Code: I300

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

Entry requirements


We welcome applications from students who are completing an Access to Higher Education Diploma. We normally look for applicants to have studied a course that is in a similar subject and offers are usually made in line with our published tariff point range.

UCAS Tariff

104-112

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language and Mathematics is required.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Software engineering

- Be inspired by an expert team of research-active academics who work at the forefront of the field

- Access a wide range of specialist software and tools including dedicated computer science and cyber security laboratories in a state-of-the-art new development

- Benefit from excellent facilities including well-equipped labs containing Linux and Microsoft platforms

- Develop an appreciation of the wider role digital technologies play in an organisational context

- Take an optional 12-month sandwich placement to gain valuable industry employment experience

Do you have a passion for Software Engineering and want to develop your capability to solve global challenges, improve functionality of our everyday technologies or develop and manage highly efficient products and systems that will transform operations across a wide range of industries from banking to healthcare?

Our Software Engineering programme enables you to develop the skills to implement solutions
to complex software problems. It is designed to offer both a general understanding of computer science as well as specialist skills in secure software development.

Through a unique programme of modules, over three or four years (with placement), you will develop the advanced technical expertise, collaboration and communication skills to ensure you remain agile in a rapidly evolving industry.

These include a combination of key practical and technical skills in software engineering principles, which will enable you to enter careers such as systems engineer web developer, computer programmer, software engineer, analyst programmer and firmware developer.

You will study in an excellent working and learning environment with research-informed teaching and accessible and appropriate support for all aspects of student academic and personal skills development. You will also benefit from access to interdisciplinary cross-department specialists within The University of Winchester Business School and links to the British Computer Society.

In Year 1, you will develop fundamental core knowledge from modules such as Introduction to Cyber Security and Networks; Introduction to Software Development; Information Systems and Organisations; Innovative Systems; Business Expertise 1; System and Software Analysis and Design; Data Structures and Operating Systems, and Database Analysis and Design.

In Year 2, you will engage with new subjects that will help you identify possible career paths. You will develop an in-depth understanding of Software Testing and Development, Secure Systems Architectures, Integrated Project, Human Computer Interaction, Functional
Programming, and Discrete Mathematics and Advanced Algorithms.

An optional placement year provides you with the opportunity to enhance your employability, business understanding and professional skills through a sandwich placement year.

In your final year, you will deepen your knowledge in Advanced Software Development, Information Systems Futures (Distributed Systems), Intellectual Property and Information Rights, Developing for the Cloud and you undertake a Computing Project in your chosen area of special interest.

As the world continues to rely on computers and their systems, the need for highly skilled software engineers grows. There are excellent opportunities for qualified graduates with high average starting salaries.

You will be equipped to enter a variety of computer science and software engineering roles including graduate systems engineer, web developer, computer programmer, software engineer, analyst programmer and firmware developer.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
International
£13,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Winchester

Department:

Department of Digital Technologies

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9%
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87%
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13%
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