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BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

UCAS Code G600 Part-time study available Fast-track your degree Study abroad opportunities

Are you fascinated by the creativity of technology and software? Our software engineering course gives you the skills and practical experience to jump-start your career.

Software Engineering

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Key facts

  • Award BSc (Hons)
  • Start date September
  • Duration 36 months or 48 months
  • Mode of study Campus based
  • Accreditations BCS (Chartered Institute for IT)

Are you fascinated by the creative possibilities of technology and software? Do you love solving complex problems as part of a team? If yes, software engineering could be the career for you. You’ll be in high demand for developing the systems that are the foundation and glue of our modern world, and that transform our experiences in communications, business, entertainment, gaming and healthcare.

Our degree will teach you creativity, logical analysis, problem-solving and how teamwork builds complex systems. You’ll study practice and techniques for real-world software design and associated programming technologies, gaining practical experience in software development.

To help you build strong links with industry, we offer three-month summer placements and one-year placements with local SMEs and large corporates. Students also have the opportunity to engage with an international teaching environment through our exchange programmes.

Top reasons to study with us

BCS (Chartered Institute for IT)

BCS Glasgow prize: Best honours project

VerInt prize for Software Engineering

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Craig Docherty
Overall my time at Stirling has helped me develop a broad range of skills and explore interests that will have a positive impact on my future career.
Craig Docherty
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
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Some of the lecturers at Stirling were fantastic and took time to get to know you and help you with any questions.
Donald Robertson
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
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