University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Software Engineering with a Year in Industry

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Course summary

This Software Engineering degree will help you gain advanced computing skills, opening up rewarding career opportunities in sectors such as programming and applications development. Reasons to study Software Engineering at Kent

  • Learn to code in several languages, starting with the Java programming language, which is widely used in industry
  • You’ll get to work in real-life, business critical roles, putting into practice the skills you have gained whilst earning a salary
  • This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • You’ll complete the course with the skills to enter a wide range of careers from programmer to systems analyst, software developer to computer scientist
  • Spend time in our dedicated makerspace, The Shed. You’ll have access to 3D printers, development equipment like Oculus Rift and Raspberry Pi and much more!
Course details First year: You’re introduced to core fundamentals in programming, web and databases. Second year: Develop your programming skills and focus on the engineering of large software systems. Third year: You’ll be able to choose from a range of modules, so you can focus on topics of your choice in areas like computer networks, image analysis and eHealth. Year in Industry: This will take place between your second and third year. Students have previously worked in leading companies such as IBM, Vodaphone and Holiday Extras. Head over to our website for more details.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

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

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