Software Engineering with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Software Engineering with a Year in Industry

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 BSc (Hons) 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.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming Foundations of Computing I Databases and the Web Foundations of Computing II Human Computer Interaction Computers and the Cloud Problem Solving with Algorithms Further Object-Oriented Programming Year 2 Compulsory modules may include: Algorithms Database Systems Web Development Software Development Software Project Optional modules may include the following. These optional modules are provisional and subject to change later in the Summer: Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence Fundamentals of Cyber Security Functional Programming Year in Industry Year 3 Compulsory modules may include: Group Project Software Engineering Practice Optional modules may include the following. These optional modules are provisional and subject to change later in the Summer: Video Games Development Natural Computation Computing Law and Professional Responsibility Computational Intelligence in Business, Economics and Finance Blockchain and Distributed Systems: Foundations, Security and Applications Theory and Practice of Concurrency Signal, Image, and Data Analysis Information Security Management Cognitive Robotics eHealth Machine Learning Algorithms Software Engineering Practice Computer Networks and Communication Computing in the Classroom Solving Problems with Data and Text Programming Language Implementation Computational Creativity and Creative AI Formal Methods for Security Analysis Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Semantic Technologies and Graph Analytics Internet of Things Programming Languages: Applications and Design Deep Learning Introduction to Quantum Computing & Quantum Cryptography Entrepreneurship Image Analysis Embedded Systems

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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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English language requirements

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

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £22700 Year 1
International £22700 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Software Engineering with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS