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.

  • 3rd in the UK for Teaching (Software Engineering) * (NSS 2023) *Based on the average positivity score across questions 1 to 4 in the NSS 2023 when ranked against universities featured in the Times Good University Guide.
  • Top 201-250 in the world (THE World University Rankings 2024)
  • Top 201-250 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • 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
  • 92% of Graduates are in employment and/or other study 15 months after leaving Swansea University. (HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023)