The Software Engineering course from Edinburgh Napier University 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.
At the start of the course you will gain familiarity and understanding of the gathering, storage, retrieval and analysis of information. This then leads on to you been taught how to identify problems and formulate solutions to the gathering, storage, retrieval and analysis of complex information
As you progress, you will develop a critical understanding of the analysis, design, development, testing, evaluation and modification of reliable, maintainable and high quality software including real-time, mobile and large scale enterprise systems
In year four, you will develop a familiarity and understanding of a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to the design of effective interactive systems. At this stage you will learn to select and evaluate hardware and software to facilitate the design and implementation of software systems including the interfacing between the two.
In your final year you will develop a critical understanding of the human, social, organisational, economic, legal and technological factors which affect, and are affected by, computing.
Career opportunities include:
- Software Engineer
- Project Manager
- Software Support Analysts
- Software Developer
- Software Tester
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- Foundations of Software Design and Development
- Computer Systems
- Information Systems in Organisations
- Mathematics for Software Engineering
- Programming Fundamentals
- Object Oriented Software Development
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- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesGeneral Engineering & Technology Computer Sciences Software Engineering View 510 other Bachelors in Software Engineering in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Standard Entry Requirement
ABBB to include Maths.
Minimum Offer Entry Requirement
BBBC or ABCC to include Maths at grade B.
BBC to include Maths.
Irish Leaving Certificate
- H2, H2, H2, H3 at Higher Level to include Maths and grade O4 in Ordinary Level English.
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
BTEC (QCF) National Diploma Level 3 plus A Level
Minimum grades DD (Distinction, Distinction) and A Level Maths grade C
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Award of Diploma with 29 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 5 to include Maths at level 5.
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International16425 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16425 GBP per year during 60 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 60 months.
- England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £9,250
- Overseas and EU: £16,425
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.