University of Bolton

Deane Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 5AB, United Kingdom

Software Engineering with Foundation

Retail, manufacturing, defence, healthcare, education – most sectors of government and industry rely heavily on software systems, and professional, competent and creative software engineers are needed to develop and maintain them. Our Software Engineering Foundation Degree offers you the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this field. Congratulations. You’re considering a career in the world’s most in-demand profession*. Concerned with the building and maintenance of software systems and other computer-based solutions, software engineering is a truly global activity. By examining all elements of the process – from initial understanding of the problem to be solved, through analysis, design, and development, to testing, documentation and maintenance – this foundation degree offers you a focused education in software engineering, ready to impress potential employers. Our dedicated staff team offers a balance of academic rigour, industrial experience and advanced technical expertise. We will support you to explore the underlying principles of software engineering, while helping you gain knowledge and practical experience of the latest technologies. You will be encouraged to appreciate both the technical and human aspects involved in areas such as the lifecycle of software systems, software design, systems analysis, programming, database specification and design, and system security. In addition to technical knowledge and expertise, you will have opportunities to gain experience in team working, communication and presentation, problem solving and time management. Our focus is on helping you develop industry-relevant knowledge and skills, so that you are well prepared for a career in software engineering. *www.michaelpage.co.uk/minisite/most-in-demand-professions/index.html accessed on 05/09/2017

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/BEng (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bolton
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/BEng (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bolton
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,250