Humanities & Social Science
CourseSoftware Engineering BSc (Hons)
Full-time | Four years with a placement option
As a Software Engineering student at DMU, you will develop the technical skills needed to design and build software that is used in everyday devices and systems across our homes, workplaces and communities.
More than 50 years of teaching experience, research expertise and industry practice will inform your learning. You will gain knowledge of professional practice and social responsibility by learning about software development, database design, computer security and web technologies. The diverse range of modules you will study include Concurrent and Parallel Algorithms, Web Application Development, and Data Mining and Telematics.
Taking part in industry-focused scenarios, such as the second-year Agile Team Development module where students engage in a workplace simulation based on agile software development, will enhance your employability. Software Engineering BSc is closely aligned with Computer Science BSc at DMU. This shared focus means you have the flexibility to transfer between courses depending on your interests and what you want to specialise in.
This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.
Tailor your learning to your career ambitions by choosing from a wide range of optional final-year modules, including: Functional Software Development, Data Mining, and Front-end Web Development.
Join our thriving student societies to build on what you learn on the course and to develop your interests and skills outside of teaching time. They include the Games Society, Robotics Club and Google’s Developer Student Club.
Benefit from an international experience with our DMU Global programme. Software Engineering students have networked at software companies in Berlin and met tech entrepreneurs in San Francisco.
Prepare for a career in the thriving software industry. Our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as LHA ASRA Group, Lorien, MISCO, Oracle, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sainsbury’s.
Computer Science and Informatics at DMU is ranked third among modern UK universities for the quality of its research in the latest Research Excellence Framework evaluation.