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Software Engineering (BEng)

Award
Bachelor of Engineering
Typical Offer
A*AA View full entry requirements
Duration
3 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
G4G6

This programme has vacancies in Clearing and Adjustment

About this course

Learn to how to become a software engineering as you develop the 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

This course is accredited by:

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British Computer Society (BCS)
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Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.