Increasingly sophisticated applications are shaping our daily lives and revolutionising industries. Learn to develop the next generation of software driving converging technology with a BSc Software Engineering with Foundation Year degree. Software systems are at the heart of all aspects of daily life, including commerce, industry, healthcare and communication. With organisations of all sizes seeking talented professionals to create software systems that are usable, robust and maintainable, now is a great time to study a software engineering degree. Develop in-demand knowledge and skills The foundation year pathway aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in communication and study skills, basic programming, and essential mathematics. On successful completion, you will progress on to our BCS, Chartered Institute for I.T-accredited BSc (Hons) Software Engineering degree. For three further years of study - or four, if you choose to include an industry placement, our course delivers essential and specialist skills needed by industry. Initially, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the technologies associated with the interactive web applications. You will develop methodical approaches to the analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance of object-oriented systems using the Java language. You will focus on topics such as server-side programming, artificial intelligence (AI) and data mining, and design patterns. Get closer to industry With our envious campus location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region’s thriving tech community. Once you join the full BSc (Hons) Software Engineering degree, you can choose to include a placement year to apply what you’ve learnt and develop further skills, adding ‘with professional experience’ to your degree award. There will also be opportunities to take part in extra-curricular activities through our computing society. We are a fast-growing centre for computer and data science. Our research and industry partnerships have influenced the development of commercial software products, and we work across multiple industries to unlock the potential of data and AI. We are also a co-founding member of both the Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry and the Greater Manchester AI Foundry. Through these initiatives, we support the city region’s ambitions to be a digital leader - and help it continue to be a great place for our computing graduates to build successful careers. Our new home for computing In Autumn 2022, we open our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for computing. Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration. Features • Initially study a foundation year to develop computing, maths and study skills to progress to study our BSc (Hons) Software Engineering degree • Build theoretical knowledge to adapt your skills as programming, languages and techniques evolve • Cultivate independent technical judgement, with the ability to think conceptually and use technology to translate concepts into reality • Develop methodical approaches to the analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance of object-oriented systems using the Java language • Understand and apply the techniques and technologies used to create interactive web applications • Choose options in virtual reality and 3D gaming, mobile development, information security management or business management
Computer Programming; Computer Systems; Mathematics.
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