Department of Computer Science - Aberystwyth University

BEng Software Engineering

Department of Computer Science - Aberystwyth University
In Aberystwyth

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Aberystwyth (Wales)
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Aberystwyth (Wales)
  • Duration:
    4 Years
Description

The BEng Software Engineering degree will specifically provide you with the appropriate skills for the majority of technical jobs in the software industry. Graduates have obtained positions in companies both large and small and also in Government bodies. Our graduates are frequently complimented on their professional approach to Software Engineering.

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Aberystwyth University, Llandinam Building, SY23 3DB, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, Wales
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Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth University, Llandinam Building, SY23 3DB, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, Wales
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To take into account

· Requirements

GCSE (min grade C) Mathematics UCAS Tariff 280 points International Baccalaureate 26 European Baccalaureate 75% All schemes require grade C in GCSE English or Welsh or an acceptable equivalent.

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Course programme

The BEng Software Engineering Degree emphasises professional engineering of large, high-quality software systems. Emphasis on professionalism also contributes to the esteem in which Aberystwyth Software Engineering graduates are held.

If you choose to take the BEng Software Engineering degree then you will have to take a year in employment as a compulsory part of your degree. This year is crucial for gaining practical experience in the skills learnt during your first two years of study. The experiences gained during your year in industry will also enhance the benefits you'll gain from your final year.

The BEng Software Engineering degree will give you a firm foundation in the following computing skills:

  • Programming (various languages appropriate to the subject) with emphasis on high quality design and development
  • Large scale software development
  • Professional issues in software engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Database management systems
  • C and Unix systems programming
  • Distributed systems technologies

As well as these, you will also develop specialised skills chosen from the various disciplines on offer within the Computer Science Department. Some of these include graphics and visualisation, artificial intelligence, robotics, telematics and mobile computing.

Final Year Projects

Most of our BEng Software Engineering degree students link project work directly to commercial needs and frequently address problems encountered during the year in employment.

A few recent projects include:

  • Online software system to manage help-desk queries
  • Parent/Teacher interaction for school
  • Internet Café wireless access control

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