BEng Software Engineering

The demand for software engineers has never been higher. Companies and institutions from various sectors are constantly looking for innovators who can keep up with rapid advancements in technology and software development. Our BEng Software Engineering course will provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to meet the demand for software engineers and forge a career as a technological trailblazer.

Course details

Our BEng Software Engineering course specialises in software development and engineering to prepare you for a role in the software industry.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

University of Roehampton

Course overview

You will gain a strong understanding of core computing skills such as databases and cyber security while specialising in a skill imperative for organisations spanning many industries. We will help you become a competent and well-rounded computing professional. Leading experts will support you in computing, software engineering and cyber security throughout the course.

In your second and third years, you will delve into software architecture and design, project management and secure software development. You will also continue to develop your knowledge of programming languages and software tools.

Between Year 2 and Year 3, you can undertake an industrial placement year, allowing you to gain valuable work experience relevant to your career aspirations.


Entry requirements

Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent), Foundation Year entry: 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)

We welcome applications from students studying T Levels.

For all courses we also accept a wide range of other qualifications and experience.

Specific entry requirements:

Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at A Level usually required.


We have embedded employability throughout the curriculum of BEng Software Engineering. You will engage with project-based learning activities and assessments that reflect real-world scenarios. Our collaborative approach, team working modules, and Final Year Project demonstrate our project-based approach to learning. You will gain hands-on experience and a solid understanding of what it is like to work in a professional software development team, preparing you for the world of work after your graduation.

The prospects for software engineering and development graduates are excellent. There is a clear national skills gap, meaning that there is high demand for those who can maintain existing software and develop new software products.


All modules are core and are worth 15 credits unless specified.

Compulsory modules

  • Software Development 1
  • Computer Systems
  • Mathematics for Computer Science
  • Software Development 2
  • Computing and Society
  • Databases

Compulsory modules

  • Project Management
  • Software Development 3
  • Operating Systems
  • Algorithms
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Architecture and Design

Compulsory modules

  • Final-Year Project
  • Data Engineering
  • Cyber-Security
  • Secure Software Development
  • Formal Methods