Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

Course Details

  • icon icon Institute De Montfort University
  • icon icon Area Business & Management
  • icon icon Sub Area Business, Management, Fashion, Design, Art, Game, Film, Animation, Acting, AR/VR, Medicine, Nursing, Architecture, Photography, Humanities & Social Science, Engineering, Nutrition, Others, Media, Communication
  • icon icon Category Undergraduate Programs
  • icon icon Course Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

  • icon icon Campus Leicester Campus
  • icon icon Next intake
  • icon icon Language English

About Course

  • 3 Years
  • 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.

    Key features:

    • 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.

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