Software Development at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS

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Course summary

Peterborough is a globally recognised ‘smart city’ with a gigabit network, located in Cambridgeshire, the home of ‘Silicon Fen’ a centre for high-tech companies; what better place to kick-start your career in the IT-sector than at ARU Peterborough on our Software Development degree course? Our Software Development degree is designed to equip you with a solid, employability-focused overview of software development and design and prepare you for your first professional role or to continue your studies, should you so choose. Focusing on Full-Stack development and implementation of real-world systems, our Software Development degree will enable you to develop skills in high-level, object-oriented programming languages such as C# or JAVA. The course will include application and web development. Methodologies such as agile and DevOps will ensure that you graduate the course ready to work in a team-based environment through the application of your learning to live briefs, supported by industry partners. Courses at ARU Peterborough are designed to help you become a life-long learner, ready to pivot in your career and respond to changes in this fast-moving industry. When you graduate from this course, you will have developed your powers of autonomous and analytical thinking, learned the essential skills valued by employers in the IT sector and have experienced multi-disciplinary team-working which mirrors real-world industry standards. On this course you’ll spend lots of time in our dedicated computing labs in our brand new, purpose-bult university building, in the heart of Peterborough. You’ll learn on industry-standard equipment and software on a course that we co-created with regional employers, so you can be confident that you’ll graduate with the skills in-demand in the sector. You won’t only learn from your tutors, but enjoy guest lectures, live briefs and team projects. Delivering your work in range of formats, including presentations, will help you develop the confidence and communication skills that can give you an edge in your future career.


Modules are subject to validation. Year 1 Core modules Programming Fundamentals Relational Database Development Fundamentals Computer Systems and Networking Fundamentals Web Development Fundamentals Year 2 Core modules Object Oriented Programming Design and Development Becoming an IT Professional Ruskin Module Internet Programming Design and Development Algorithms, Data Structures and Advanced Programming Team Based Project Year 3 Core modules Developing Legacy Software Systems Future Tech and Development Full Stack Development in a Team Environment Software Development on Cloud Platforms Major Software Project

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Software Development at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS