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Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Hatfield, United Kingdom
This Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons) programme, offered by The University of Hertfordshire, adds a specialism in software engineering to a broad base in computer science. In the first two years there is an emphasis on software development, professional programming, the modelling and design of systems and data, the principles of networking and the user experience.
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Overview

Software engineering is a discipline that applies professional engineering techniques to the construction and evolution of large and complex software systems. 

Why choose this course?

  • Choose this course with an emphasis on Software Engineering building on a base of mainstream Computer Science, or change to one of the others in our flexible programme.
  • Be taught by highly qualified staff, most with a PhD or other advanced degree plus research, teaching, or professional experience.
  • Be part of a highly regarded well established computer science department with excellent facilities, a strong research background, and links to business and industry.
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the IT sector through a mix of academic, professional and practical study, with opportunities for industry certifications and a paid placement year. Previous students have worked placements at companies including Intel, Microsoft, and Apple
  • Recent graduates from Computer Science have gone on to work at amazing organisations including Ticketmaster, BAE Systems, and Ocado

What job can I get?

This Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons) programme, offered by The University of Hertfordshire, gives you a firm foundation for a career as a systems designer, software engineer or project manager. The specialism in software engineering, coupled with your broad knowledge of computer science in general, will really make your degree stand out. Recent graduates have gone on to become software engineers at Amazon and many other world-class organisations. Others have gone on to postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can apply between 25 February and early July.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich, 4 Years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Dimensions of Computing
  • Programming 
  • Models and Methods in Computing 
  • Platforms for Computing
  • Project Planning 
  • Computer Systems Security 
  • Object Oriented Development
  • Software Engineering Practice
  • Software Engineering Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • 72 - 168 UCAS points.
  • IB - 72 points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core). GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 (C) or above.
  • BTEC and Access to HE Diploma accepted.

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered: 

  • GCSE English language grade 4 or above- IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)Other English language tests are accepted. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Hatfield

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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