Cardiff Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The Software Engineering degree course is designed to develop knowledge and expertise in the design, development and delivery of software for modern environments and platforms by studying a broad range of software development tools, technologies and methodologies. It will develop a culture and appreciation of software carpentry and ‘codemanship’: creating useful and usable software artefacts.
The course covers similar fundamentals to that of Computer Science but with an emphasis in later years on the design and development of software for particular applications, as well as examining architectural paradigms such as parallel and distributed computing.
Students have the option of broadening their studies to include topics such as the teaching of computing, computer graphics, and the law pertaining to digital security and be prepared for a varied career in applied software engineering. As such students can graduate with a named award in:
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Web Technology)
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Augmented & Virtual Reality)
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Network Security)
- BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Data Security)
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Cardiff Met - Llandaff|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||96 points to include two C grades at A level or equivalent.|
|A level||CCC||Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two C grades|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 0 credits
M: 45 credits
P: 0 credits
|96 points, other grade combinations accepted|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language and Maths. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy.
Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language and Maths.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||To include 12 points from Higher Level subjects.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2||Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||DD|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||MMM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||DDD||Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two D grades|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||96 points form at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grade CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject.|
To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate
If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52.0||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||TOEFL Internet required.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Student Recruitment & Admissions
Clearing contact details
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
029 2041 6010