Edinburgh Napier University

Software Engineering Edinburgh Napier University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Software engineering is a mature and established profession which attracts talented students and offers excellent career opportunities.
MEng in Software Engineering builds on the success of our existing BEng degree and offers an advanced award in recognition of a more comprehensive and challenging course of study.

The course recognises professionalism in the development of excellent quality software, using industry recognised tools and techniques in a range of application areas.

On successful completion of this course you will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to gain graduate-level employment in a wide range of private and public sector organisations. Recent graduates from our Software Engineering course have found employment as software engineers (developer, designer, tester and maintainer), software support analysts, project managers and trainee IT consultants; and several have gained entry to prestigious management trainee programmes with large employers.

This course is accredited by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBC Including Maths.

GCSE Grade C/4 in English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject (must have A Level Maths grade C or equivalent as part of BTEC).

GCSE Grade C/4 in English.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 30 Credits at Merit & 15 Distinction to include Maths at level 3.

English required at Level 2 or equivalent.
Scottish Higher ABBB Including Maths.

National 5 C in English.

If you are eligible for an adjusted offer under our Contextual Admissions Policy, please see the ‘Minimum Qualification Requirements’ below.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points Award of Diploma with 29 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 5 including Maths.

4 points in SL English.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H2, H3 Grades H2, H2, H2, H3 at Higher Level to include Maths.

Grade O4 at Ordinary Level in English.

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements

SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include Maths.

A Level - BBB to include Maths.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
Scottish Higher BBBC To include Maths at grade B.

National 5 grade C in English also required.

The grades listed above are our minimum entry requirements for applicants who meet our widening participation criteria. For further information about our entry requirements and our widening participation criteria as outlined within our Contextual Admissions Policy please visit our website.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £13,360 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Edinburgh Napier University
219 Colinton Road
Edinburgh
EH14 1DJ


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+44 (0)333 900 60 40