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Software Engineering

Our BEng Software Engineering course specialises in software development and engineering to prepare you for a role in the software industry.

Key Facts



BEng (Hons) Software Engineering


Degree Duration

3 years :Full-time
4 years :Full-time, (If opting for an Foundation Year


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

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. 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.

  • You can study flexibly with the option to take stand-alone qualification (Dip HE / Cert HE) or complete the full BSc.

Why Study this Degree

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.

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll have lots of opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and attend the Roehampton’s Jobs Fair where you can find out about opportunities and meet employers.