Kingston University London

Course Introduction

Through the development of new technologies and applications, software engineering radically and continually changes the way we experience our world, whether in gaming, communications, commerce, entertainment, science or education. This course assumes no prior knowledge of software engineering and offers you flexibility to pursue specialist areas of particular interest to you (eg web design, digital business, and internet security).

Course Modules

Modules listed may also be a mixture of core and optional modules; year 1: programming essentials; information technology toolbox; information and communication technology; business organisation and practice; systems analysis and design 1; programming applications; technology and change; group design workshop 1; year 2: advanced programming concepts; systems analysis and design 2; database systems; network communications; group design workshop 2; information and project management; 2 option modules from: network software; strategy and intelligent games; advanced java environment; year 3: project; software quality; foundation of algorithms; 4 option modules from: advanced database systems; broadband multimedia networks, computer'aided software engineering, e'commerce, web'based enterprise services.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-112
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112

Key Course Information

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69% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 64%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 56
Studying 16
Studying and working 3
Unemployed 22
Unknown 3

27% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 30%

Total Coursework: 70%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation