Software Engineering at University Centre Truro and Penwith - UCAS

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Course summary

Software engineering is currently one of the most in demand skills in the UK. This program is based on an innovative and dynamic curriculum, designed and delivered in collaboration with key employers. Students will cover a range of computing, programming, and software engineering concepts throughout the course. The course is vocationally based with lots of practical hands-on tuition and links to relevant local industry employers. There are also blended learning elements of the course. This course covers the fundamental aspects of programming and software engineering as well as software development industry practices. Students will be presented with new and challenging opportunities that will increase the level of expertise and technological knowhow. Alongside practical programming modules, you will also gain a wider understanding of key industry concepts, such as project management, software development practices and methodologies, data analytics, management and big data, computational thinking, systems architecture and software testing. On successful completion of this course, students will have both a theoretical and practical understanding of software engineering. The FdEng Software Engineering will prepare you for a career in the software development industry, the course has a mix of practical and vocational skills long with linking basic theoretical concepts to practice and is ideal for individuals who are embarking in this exciting field. Top employment opportunities: • Software Developer • Application Developer • Software Tester • Mobile Application Developer • Software Development Technician • Application Support Analyst


Year 1 - Core Modules: Introductory Programming Data Management Website Development Systems Analysis and Design Software Development Practices Year 1 – Optional Modules: Maths for Computing User Centered Design System Architecture Security and Cryptography Boolean logic and Assembly The Digital Society Year 2 - Core Modules: Agile Project Management Data Structures and Algorithms Object Oriented Programming Software Testing Independent Project Year 2 - Optional Modules: Industrial Placement Server-Side Programming Data Analytics and Big Data Developing Applications Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Mobile App Development Modules may be subject to change

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

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider international applicants.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £4112 Year 1
EU £4668 Year 1
England £4112 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4112 Year 1
Scotland £4112 Year 1
Wales £4112 Year 1
Channel Islands £4112 Year 1
International £4668 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Software Engineering at University Centre Truro and Penwith - UCAS