What will I learn?

Most sectors of government and industry rely heavily on software systems and the software engineers who develop and maintain them. If you have already completed a related Foundation Degree or HND, our BEng (Hons) Software Engineering Top-up course offers you the skills and knowledge needed for a career in this field.Software engineering is a truly global activity that is concerned with the building and maintenance of software systems and other computer-based solutions. Your previous studies in software engineering or a similar computing-related specialism will have prepared you to undertake advanced study in focused areas of software development and engineering. We will support you to enhance your existing Foundation Degree or HND-level knowledge and skills, ready to achieve the status of BEng (Hons) Software Engineering Top-up graduate.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.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£12,450.00 (US$ 16,735) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022


University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,


BL3 5AB, England

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


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