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.

Completion of the first two years of the programme offers the opportunity of being awarded an FdSc degree as an exit qualification, which itself is accredited under the Higher Apprenticeship Framework through Tech Partnership, the Sector Skills Council for IT.

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

Why choose Computer Science at Swansea?

  • High student satisfaction rates - 4th in the UK for student satisfaction and 5th in the UK for satisfaction with feedback [Guardian University Guide 2019] and 8th in the UK for student satisfaction [91% National Student Survey 2018]
  • Excellent career prospects - we are 8th in the UK for graduate prospects [The Complete University Guide 2019]
  • Latest high quality teaching and research equipment in our brand 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
  • 7th in the UK and Top in Wales - Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2019]