Applied Software Engineering (BSc (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Applied Software Engineering at Swansea University

The BSc in Applied Software Engineering is an innovative and flexible way for individuals to gain a degree in Software Engineering whilst in employment. The Course is open only to employees of regional companies and organisations, and delivered on the University campus on Wednesdays from 1pm - 8pm throughout the full calendar year.

The programme has been designed with the support of an industrial advisory panel in order to meet existing skills gaps in industry. It covers the full breadth of Software Engineering, combining traditional academic teaching with work-based learning. 25% of the assessment is based on transferring academic knowledge to the workplace.

Completion of the first two years of the programme offers the opportunity of being awarded an FdSc degree as an exit qualification, which itself is accredited under the Higher Apprenticeship Framework through Tech Partnership, the Sector Skills Council for IT.

If you are looking for a University course that it relevant to the IT sector and can be completed whilst you work, then the BSc in Applied Software Engineering Degree in Computer Science is an ideal option. The programme benefits you by furthering your knowledge and career opportunities, whilst also furthering the success of your employer.

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  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Annual fees for UK/EU students are £9000 per annum. The course is fully funded, subject to confirmation from HEFCW, which covers the full course tuition fees of £27,000 (i.e., £9000 per year per student over 3 years).

Fees may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government. International applicants, please contact seapprenticeship@swansea.ac.uk.

The tuition fees do not cover the costs of purchasing books or stationery, printing, thesis binding or photocopying costs.

There are no mandatory additional costs specified for this course.

Entry requirements

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    Farhana Jaidin, Brunei (Politics)

    Swansea has a lot of tourist attractions and aside from that, the city is bustling with every entertainment you could think of, cinemas, restaurants, occasional student gatherings, you name it!

    Swansea is also within easy reach from London or Cardiff Airport, three hours and an hour respectively, so it is effortless if students want to travel for a mini weekend break.

    People in Swansea live in a close community so you don’t feel left out. You are so much in a part of the family as everyone else is. The student societies are very active in Swansea University and there are a lot of choices to choose from.

    Abir Abdul-Rahim, Malaysia

    Where are you from?
    Shah Alam, Malaysia

    Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
    Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
    Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.

    Why choose Swansea University?
    Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.

    What course are you doing?
    BSc Actuarial Science

    What do you do in your free time?
    I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.

    What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
    Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.

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