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BEng in Software Engineering (with integrated year in industry) (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Software Engineering

Course Description

The Software Engineering, at Aberystwyth University, is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) and is concerned with the production of large, high-quality and often long-lived, software systems.

Career enhancing, the work in this area requires not only a deep understanding of software and related technologies, but also an appreciation of the management and professional issues associated with the development of large systems.

Being taught by research-led staff, in a supportive learning environment, will also help you attain highly valuable and transferable skills for your future career.

Students who start on this scheme and do sufficiently well may transfer to the MEng Scheme if they want the added advantage of a master's qualification.

  • Programming in a number of different languages with emphasis on the production of robust and secure code that is based on sound design and development principles
  •  Large-scale software development
  • Telecommunications and distributed systems technologies
  • Database management systems and secure handling of data
  • Professional and management issues in software engineering

The Software Engineering, at Aberystwyth University, is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) and is concerned with the production of large, high-quality and often long-lived, software systems. Career enhancing, the work in this area requires not only a deep understanding of software and related technologies, but also an appreciation of the management and...

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Course Content

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • Programming
  • Computer Infrastructure
  • Web development
  •  Problems + solutions

In your second year you will discover:

  • C/C ++
  • Databases
  • Our software development lifecycle module. This module will allow you to take a role which exists in the industry i.e. project manager, designer etc, you will be required to produce a working software product, following best current industrial practice at every stage.
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Plus, other exciting elective modules

In your third year, you will be taking part in your work placement:

  •  This with the assistance of the department.  By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation

In your final year, you will undertake:

  • Development processes, techniques and technologies for constructing real operational software
  • Individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you
  • A range of further electives to specialise in areas of your choice

In your first year you will be introduced to: Programming Computer Infrastructure Web development  Problems + solutions In your second year you will discover: C/C ++ Databases Our software development lifecycle module. This module will allow you to...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120

A Levels BBB-CCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-26

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 A Levels BBB-CCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-26 European Baccalaureate:

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practicals, projects, workshops and examinations.

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practicals, projects, workshops and examinations.