601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
66 th
Impact Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Software Engineering - Manchester Metropolitan University

Study a Software Engineering degree with us and you’ll build the essential skills you need to work with software systems – opening the door to a range of career opportunities. You’ll cover all aspects of software development with a focus on the methodical approach to error-free design and build. In your first year, you’ll start with the core principles of computer architecture, information systems, web design and programming in Java. You’ll then begin to specialise, with areas of study like web application development, database systems and advanced programming. As you progress you’ll develop your knowledge of information management and database development, as well as advanced development skills in a range of programming languages. In your final year, you’ll tackle a large-scale software project. This will help you to build vital project management skills, as well as giving you a sound understanding of the role of software development tools within the software life cycle. **FEATURES AND BENEFITS:** - The four-year sandwich route gives you the opportunity to spend your third year on industry placement boosting your employment prospects on graduation. - You will experience what it's like to work as part of a professional team finding solutions to complex problems via group projects. You can also get involved with extracurricular work to further apply your skills, for example, gaming events and the students’ union computing society. - This is one of a group of computing degrees that share the same first-year units so you may have the chance to transfer between courses after Year 1. - Our excellent facilities include teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs and Apple Macs with specialist, industry-standard software running on either Windows, Linux or Mac OS. - We have specialist labs including a games lab equipped with gaming chairs, keyboards and mice used for our eSports events, an animation lab with a green-screen area and a user experience lab with an eye-tracking system. - Our dedicated drop-in lab provides an informal social working space with daily support sessions from our programme support tutors. - We have a rolling plan of replacement for both hardware and software to ensure the School keeps up with developments in the world of computing and technology.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom