University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Software Engineering with a Year in Industry

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Course summary

Our Software Engineering degree looks at software development including methodologies used in medium to large enterprises. The degree offers you a solid base of computing skills, equipping you for a wide range of future careers from programmer to systems analyst, software developer to computer scientist. Why study Software Engineering at Kent:

  • Computer Science at Kent was ranked 8th for research intensity in The Complete University Guide 2022
  • The School of Computing hosts a number of events such as seminars where guest speakers from academia and industry discuss current developments
  • Our courses are taught by leading researchers who are experts in their field.
  • You can put your skills into practice on a paid year in industry placement.
Course details In your first year, you are introduced to programming, web and databases. You begin with core fundamentals such as web and object-oriented programming using Java, human-computer interaction, and then build on that knowledge, learning and practicing advanced software engineering methodologies, from agile to structured approaches used in large software projects. In your second year, you further develop your programming skills and address the engineering of large software systems. Your final year contains a range of exciting optional modules taught by specialist lecturers in areas such as e-commerce, eHealth, signal and data analysis, neural computation, semantic web and computational intelligence. Year in Industry Your year in industry takes place between your second and final year, giving you invaluable work experience. You earn a salary and there may be the possibility of a job with the same company after graduation.  In previous years, students have worked with a range of leading companies such as Citigroup and The Walt Disney Company. For more information, please visit our website.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I103
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
74%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Software Engineering with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS