Software Engineering BEng (Hons)

Queen's University Belfast

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Course info

UCAS CODE G604
Software is a fundamental part of todays digital society, controlling everything from the results that are displayed when you use a search engine, how we interact on social media, through to how video is streamed and rendered on your smartphone. Without software, the forms of communication, interaction and knowledge processing that we all take for granted today could not exist. In the future, software will become so embedded in our lives that virtually all of our human process will be affected ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
56th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
24th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Sandwich
4 Years

Software Engineering

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Software Engineering graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Software Engineering graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Software Engineering

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
66%
Information & Communication technology
54%
Physics
40%
Biology
19%
Computing
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£4,630 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£22,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£22,000 per year
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International Fees
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Latest Software Engineering reviews

Software Engineering
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Daniel
25 Mar 22

Software Engineering BEng (Hons)

Facilities are great, however student support can be lacking, especially surrounding increasing social issues. The...
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Student Reviewer
21 Jan 19

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How Software Engineering students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 10 reviews

5 star 50%
4 star 40%
3 star 10%
2 star 0%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,053 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 58%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
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Queen's University Belfast
CUG ranking
24th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Queen’s University Belfast is a historical and respected research university situated in the Northern Ireland capital. It offers students an outstanding education that draws upon its rich heritage and combines it with contemporary facilities and cutting-edge teaching methods. Queen’s is a Russell Group university, meaning it’s one of the top 24 universities in the UK for research and considered one of the most prestigious in the country. Students who have the opportunity to study at Queen’s will benefit from its standing as a global leader in research and teaching quality. The university provides its students with a well-rounded education during their time in Belfast.

Where you'll study

Queen's University Belfast

University Road Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT7 1NN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Balmoral   0.2 miles away

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