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BEng (Hons) Software Engineering Degree with Foundation Year

Course Overview

The BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering with Foundation Year degree offers you the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this diverse field of software systems.

Software engineering is a truly global industry Our BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering with Foundation Year degree tasks you with the building and maintenance of software systems and other computer-based solutions. By examining all elements of the process – from initial understanding of the problem, through analysis, design, and development, to testing, documentation and maintenance, this degree offers you a focused, but fully rounded education.

We will support you to explore the underlying principles of software engineering, while helping you gain knowledge and practical experience of the latest technologies. You will be encouraged to appreciate both the technical and human aspects involved in areas such as software systems and design, systems analysis, programming, database specification and design, and system security.

Why study this course?

  • This course provides students with the technical knowledge needed to successfully progress within the Software Systems field.
  • You will have opportunities to gain experience in communication and presentation, problem solving and time management.
  • Our focus is on helping you develop industry-relevant skills that prepare you for a career in software engineering.
  • The demand for skilled and qualified software engineers is increasing. This is fostered by a transforming economic landscape, driven by the need for computing technology solutions.

Course details

  • Location

    Regent College London
  • Duration

    4 years
  • Study mode

    Blended, In-person
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Fundamentals of Programming CTF3301
  • Logical Analysis and Problem Solving CTF3302
  • Computer Systems CTF3303
  • Foundation Project CTF3304
  • Maths for Computing COM4301
  • Computer Science Fundamentals COM4302
  • Computing Infrastructure SWER4303
  • Databases SWE4304
  • Object Oriented Programming SWE4305
  • Advanced Programming SWE5301
  • Data Structures and Algorithms SWE5302
  • Applied Software Engineering SWE5303
  • Systems Analysis and Design SWE5306
  • Research and Professional Issues COM6300
  • Undergraduate Project COM6301
  • Agile Programming SWE6301
  • Applied Machine Learning SWE6302
  • Software Quality Management SWE6303
  • Computer Graphics AIN6302
  • Operations Management SEC6305

Career progression

Software engineering graduates who are new to the field often start out as programmers and work their way up to positions of greater responsibility, whether it’s as an architect or a project manager.

Jobs directly related to a software engineering degree include games development, systems development, web design, web development, search engine optimisation, information systems management and business analysis.

There are also a wide variety of career options available within the sectors of business, engineering, health care, gaming, publishing, IT, retail, education, medicine, aerospace and cyber security.

Entry Requirements

UCAS points: 48

Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable

GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9

IELTS: 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (Non-native speakers)

If you didn’t study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application.

You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.
  • Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Dean of School of Engineering and Computing

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