36 months
19400 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BSc Software Engineering (Hons)  from the University of Strathclyde will provide you with the essential skills to become a professional developer of high-quality software, focusing on large-scale software systems.


Why this SSoftware Engineering (Hons) course from the University of Strathclyde?

Software engineers design and develop large, complex systems. These include the systems used in vehicles, phones, large-scale financial systems and secure web and medical applications.

As a software engineer, you’ll need a good understanding of software, hardware, communication technologies and strong design and team skills. You’ll also need to understand the impact of the development strategies of different systems.

Our Computer Science courses combine theory and practice. Many of the core subjects are similar in the early years, which means it’s possible for you to transfer between courses.

Transfer to MEng Computer Science is possible for students who perform well in first year of the BSc (Honours) Software Engineering.


This degree produces graduates with the technical knowledge and skills, and the communication and management expertise essential to participate in and lead teams of professional engineers that deliver robust and reliable software.

Our Software Engineering degree will open doors for careers in research, software development, consultancy and business analysis with companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, Logica and Kana.

Career opportunities are not limited to technology. The problem-solving, creative and personal skills you learn on this course will be sought after in many industries.


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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machines, Languages & Computation
  • Information & Information Systems
  • Programming Foundations
  • Computer Systems & Organisation
  • Combinatorics for Computer Science 
  • Topics in Computing 
  • Business Analysis & Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits
  • Honours: 480 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Year 1 entry: AAAB/AABBB

    (Maths B, Computing Science recommended)

A Levels
  • Year 1 entry: BBB

(Maths, Computer Science is recommended)

  • Year 2 entry: ABB

(Maths and Computer Science)

International Baccalaureate
  • 34 (Maths HL5, Computer Science recommended)
  • HNC: Year 1 entry: relevant HNC, A in Graded Unit, Maths modules or Maths Higher 
  • HND: Year 2 entry: relevant HND, AA in Graded Units, Maths modules or Maths Higher 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • England, Wales & Northern Ireland: £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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