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in demand skill
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theoretical and practical understanding
What Will I Learn?
This course covers the fundamental aspects of programming and software engineering as well as software development industry practices. You will be presented with new and challenging opportunities that will increase your level of expertise and technological knowhow.
Alongside practical programming modules, you will also gain a wider understanding of key industry concepts, such as project management, software development practices and methodologies, data analytics, management and big data, computational thinking, systems architecture and software testing. On successful completion of this course, you will have both a theoretical and practical understanding of software engineering.
• Software Development Practices
• Introductory Programming
• Systems Analysis and Design
• Data Management (Relational and NoSQL)
• Website Development
• Agile Project Management
• Data Structure and Algorithms (Design Patterns)
• Object Orientated Programming (C++ into C#)
• Software Testing
• Server-Side Programming
Where Will It Take Me?
The FdEng Software Engineering will prepare you for a career in the software development industry, the course has a mix of practical and vocational skills along with linking basic theoretical concepts to practice and is ideal for individuals who are embarking in this exciting field. Top employment opportunities:
- Software Developer
- Application Developer
- Software Tester
- Mobile Application Developer
- Software Development Technician
- Application Support Analyst
Progression onto the final year of a related degree at the University of Plymouth may be possible on successful completion of the course; please check with the Programme Manager.
48 UCAS points from a relevant Level 3 qualification and English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.