3 good reasons to study Software Engineering at Salford: 1 Accredited by the British Computer Society. 2 Strong bias to software design and development. 3 Industrial placement opportunities. Computer software is an integral part of modern life, and the range of industries in which you can apply the skills taught in this course is very large. Particularly in large companies in the commercial and industrial worlds, the specialist skills of the software engineer are of great use. A successful software engineer relies on sound technical skills and the experience of applying them. This course has been designed to develop your practical and applied skills and to support you in gaining experience applying these skills. This will make you highly employable in a wide range of industries. In the recent Salford NUS Student Experience Survey, for semester 1 2011-12, this course received a Gold Star for overall student satisfaction.