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Software Engineering BSc (Hons)




What will I learn?

Become an expert software engineer and take your coding and programming skills to the next level with our Software Engineering BSc (Hons) degree.If you're fascinated by coding and are looking to take your interest further, our BCS and IET accredited Software Engineering degree in Cambridge is for you.Learn techniques to identify, analyse and test IT solutions that industry needs and gain the edge on the competition with an optional placement year.You’ll get the chance to develop essential skills in popular and relevant programming languages including JavaScript, Java, PHP and .net framework supported by MySQL and MSSQL Server databases. You’ll also build up all of the skills and knowledge you need to create and implement innovative IT systems.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.There are plenty of opportunities for practical work as you carry out individual and team tasks in the software development lifecycle, from analysis and design to implementation, testing and maintenance of a software system.Our BSc (Hons) Software Engineering degree offers an optional placement year with a high-tech hub company in Cambridge, the region and beyond, where you can build up experience working in the industry, and make contacts to benefit your studies and enhance your long-term career prospects.

Which department am I in?

Computing and Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

11 September 2023


Cambridge Campus

East Road,



CB1 1PT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Graduation Diploma Grade B/ CGPA 3.0 or above plus one of the following: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT 1), administered beginning spring 2016: a minimum of 610 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and a minimum of 570 in Maths; 2 Advanced Placement Tests (APs) in subjects relevant to the study area with grade 3; ACT (American College Test) with a composite score of 23 or above. Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Anglia Ruskin University

Placing within the top 350 institutions in the world, the multicultural Anglia Ruskin University is home to students from more than 185 countries.

  • Among the top 20 universities for its teaching excellence
  • Investment of GBP 100 million in facilities
  • Study options are closely aligned to industry needs
  • Libraries open 24/7

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