Digital & Technology Solutions (Software Engineering)

Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Businesses are now increasingly more reliant on computing and technology in today’s modern workplace, and there aren't enough graduates with the skills required entering the job market. This results in a skills gap and increased demand for people with an understanding of digital and technology solutions. The Arden University School of Computing and IT offers a degree designed to help you fulfil this business need. The BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions Degree has 3 different specialist pathways: Software Engineering, IT Consultancy and Data Analysis, allowing you to focus your studies on the area that interests you the most. This course has the Software Engineering pathway. Read more about the specialised modules offered in this course below. For those who wish to develop their practical and intellectual skills in the deployment of technology, with an emphasis on software engineering in the workplace, Arden University’s BSc (Hons) Digital Technology Solutions (Software Engineering) Degree is perfect. Choose one of three specialist pathways: Software Engineering, IT Consultancy and Data Analysis. Each pathway offers valuable computing and business skills including the fundamentals of databases, programming, security, systems analysis and design. You’ll study via the Arden Blended Learning method, which combines classroom and online learning at one of our study centres. Your studies will be fully supported by tutors and our Arden Student Support Coordinators so you will have all the tools you need to succeed.

Course details


Module Details This Digital Technology Solutions degree has the Software Engineering pathway, with specialised modules relating to this topic. Level 4 Professional Development Computer Systems Security Information Systems in Organisations Plus 3 modules from your chosen specialism: Software Engineering: Data Structures and Algorithms; Website Design; Mobile Technology Implementations. Study skills During the first 6 weeks of year 1 (Block 1) you will also attend four study skills workshops, providing advice and guidance to help you achieve university success. Sessions may include Reading & Note-Taking, iLearn Online Library, Referencing & Plagiarism and Approaching Assignments. This will bring your weekly class time up to 9.5 house a week for Block 1. The remaining study blocks will be the usual 8 hours classroom time (+online tuition and self-guided study time). Level 5 Systems Analysis and Design Programming Database Design and Implementation Data Communications Plus 2 modules from your chosen specialism: Software Engineering: Software Engineering; e-Commerce Systems. Level 6 Emerging Technology Business Organisations Project Management and Strategy Computing Project Plus 1 module from your chosen specialism: Software Engineering: Advanced Programming

Assessment method

Arden offers a wide range of assessments to enable you to demonstrate your strengths and understanding. Some of the assessments for this Software Engineering Digital Technology Solutions Degree may include: open book exam, creation of practical artefacts, presentations, preparing technical documentation, scenario based case studies, reflective accounts, policy development.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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To be eligible for this BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions with Software Engineering Specialism course you must have either: Two Subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects, including Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent; or Have completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent. For students whose prior learning was not taught in English: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element). Candidates who demonstrate an ability to study the programme as evidenced through previous vocational experience will be required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-500 words) that addresses their motivation for undertaking the Software Engineering Digital Technology Solutions programme; including their reference contacts, relevant prior experience and qualifications. If you feel that you can demonstrate and provide evidence of related work experience, you may be able to gain module exemptions.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £24750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £24750 Whole course
Scotland £24750 Whole course
Wales £24750 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee per level: £8,250 Total fee: £24,750
Digital & Technology Solutions (Software Engineering) at Arden University - UCAS