About the Course

The BSc in Applied Software Engineering is an innovative and flexible way for individuals to gain a degree in Software Engineering whilst in employment. The Course is open only to employees of regional companies and organisations, and delivered on the University campus on Wednesdays from 1pm - 8pm throughout the full calendar year.

The programme has been designed with the support of an industrial advisory panel in order to meet existing skills gaps in industry. It covers the full breadth of Software Engineering, combining traditional academic teaching with work-based learning. 25% of the assessment is based on transferring academic knowledge to the workplace.

If you are looking for a University course that is relevant to the IT sector and can be completed whilst you work, then the BSc in Applied Software Engineering Degree in Software Engineering is an ideal option. The programme benefits you by furthering your knowledge and career opportunities, whilst also furthering the success of your employer.

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Why choose Computer Science at Swansea?

We have the latest high quality teaching and research equipment in our new £32.5m Computational Foundry including a Vision and Biometric Lab, Maker Lab, TechHealth Lab, Theory Lab, Cyber Security/Networking Lab, User Lab and Visualisation Suite.

  • Computer Science is TOP 5 in the UK for the percentage of students satisfied with course (The Guardian University Guide 2022)
  • We're 5th in the UK for Overall Satisfaction (NSS 2021)
  • Computer Science is ranked 11th in the UK for Student Satisfaction [Complete University Guide 2023]
  • Top 300 in the QS World University Rankings 2022 for Computer Science and Information Systems 
  • Swansea University holds a TEF gold award which is UK Government recognition of teaching excellence.
  • 100% world leading and internationally excellent ratings for research impact - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
  • 90% of our research is world leading and internationally excellent - Research Excellence framework (REF) 2021