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Software Engineering (with Foundation Year)

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 2486 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Our Software Engineering degree has been designed with employers in mind, so you’ll be equipped with all the skills you need as a graduate. You’ll get the chance to stay ahead of the game as you apply new models, techniques and tools for implementing custom designed systems while delivering high standard software products for various platforms.

As a student at ARU, you'll develop essential programming skills that are key to industry and learn to apply your new coding skills to a variety of programming languages. You'll also learn how to implement sophisticated, secure data systems and develop important skills in data handling techniques that are required by many employers.

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

Entry Requirements

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Foundation Year

Foundation in Engineering, Computing and Technology

Year 2

Introduction to Programming

Computer Systems

Software Principles

Core Mathematics for Computing

Operating Systems

Year 3

Database Design and Implementation

Object Oriented Programming

Digital Security

Computing Research Methodologies

Algorithm Analysis and Data Structures

Ruskin Module

Optional modules:

Artificial Neural Networks

Machine Learning

Year 4

Final Project

Advanced Object Oriented Programming

Professional Issues: Computing and Society

Database-driven Application Programming

Optional modules:

Cloud Computing

Human Computer Interaction

Embedded Computing


As a graduate you could go on to work in:

  • main-line business IT applications development and support
  • general IT systems support roles
  • web development
  • teaching IT at both secondary and further education levels

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