School of Computing

BSc Computer Science (Software Engineering)

BSc Computer Science (Software Engineering)

The aim of this course is to give you the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to exploit computing systems throughout your professional life.

This course will give you a clear understanding of the practical, theoretical and professional foundations of Computing Science.

You'll have knowledge and experience of the fundamental techniques used in modern software engineering. You'll gain an understanding of the underpinning architectural concepts for computer and networking hardware platforms.

Course details

You'll learn specific knowledge and skills related to the development of large-scale fundamental and application software systems.

If you take this course with an industrial placement you will have the opportunity to develop your skills within an industrial setting.

When you graduate you'll be able to develop lead technical and team management roles. Many of our graduates enter employment in technical positions in software houses. Others work at companies designing and deploying software in specific industry sectors. You could also develop market-niche software in small or start-up companies.

Full prospectus

Read the full prospectus for Computer Science (Software Engineering) BSc Honours and Computer Science with Industrial Placement (Software Engineering) BSc Honours.