Software Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Roehampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Why this course? • Elaborate software development, design, and modelling skills to understand the whole software lifecycle. • Software engineering work culture is embedded in the programme, replicating industry experience. • Focus on solving real-world software engineering problems, preparing you for employment in various industries. • Study in labs in our brand new state-of-the-art media facilities. About this course Our new BEng Software Engineering programme is designed for students who want to focus their studies on the design, maintenance and development of software systems. This course is offered as a degree with foundation year – a four-year programme which provides an additional foundation year at the beginning of the degree, that will give you academic and practical experience, as well as the skills you need to ensure you are equipped to successfully complete your chosen degree. The demand for software engineers has never been higher. Companies and institutions from a variety of sectors are constantly looking for innovators who can keep up with rapid advancements in technology and software development. This course will provide you with all the necessary tools to meet that demand and forge a career as a technological trailblazer. Skills As part of an ever-growing computing curriculum here at Roehampton, you will gain a strong understanding of other core computing skills such as databases and cyber security, while specialising in a sought-after skill that will be an imperative for organisations spanning across many different industries – helping you become a competent and well-rounded computing professional. You will be supported by leading experts in computing, software engineering and cyber security throughout the course. In your second and third years, you will delve into software architecture and design, project management and secure software development, all while developing your knowledge of programming languages. You will also be given the opportunity to become a Certified Ethical Hacker via the EC Council. Career opportunities We have embedded employability throughout the curriculum of BEng Software Engineering. You will engage with project-based learning activities and assessments that reflect real-world scenarios. Our collaborative approach, team working modules, and Final Year Project demonstrate our project-based approach to learning. You will gain hands-on experience and a solid understanding of what it is like to work in a professional software development team, preparing you for the world of work after your graduation. The prospects for software engineering and development graduates are excellent. There is a clear national skills gap, meaning that there is high demand for those who can maintain existing software and develop new software products.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.
Software Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Roehampton - UCAS