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Software Engineering (BEng)

Award
Bachelor of Engineering
Duration
3 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
G4G6

About this course

Learn to how to become a software engineer as you develop reliable, complex and secure software systems. From mobile banking apps to aircraft autopilot controls, you’ll learn how to analyse software needs, then design, test and build a system that meets them.

On this BEng Software Engineering degree you'll combine hands-on software development with a core knowledge of software engineering.

Specialist modules will let you explore new developments in areas such as:

  • robotics systems

  • cyber security

  • cloud application development

You’ll also develop crucial skills for software engineering projects, including:

  • communication

  • teamwork

  • project management

Our main computer lab has over 100 high-spec computer workstations and acts as the department’s social hub. You'll have access to our dedicated facilities, including:

  • software projects laboratory

  • David Barron computing laboratory

  • cyber security laboratory

  • centre for hybrid biodevices

Our academics are recognised internationally as leaders in their fields of expertise.

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of:

  • fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer

  • partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer

This course is also accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), and we're a member of The Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.

Accreditations

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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