There continues to be considerable demand for professionals in software engineering with a good background in the design behind hardware methods and systems. This programme, which has a broad focus and is set at a high technical level, produces graduates with the skills and knowledge to meet those needs.
During the programme, you will work, in approximately equal measure on both hardware and software, looking in detail at two programming languages. You will undertake some networking activity, but the main focus is on the design and development of software for specific hardware and for computer systems in general. Embedded and real-time systems development is a particular feature of the programme. Additionally, you will receive training in management and professional practice. All students can opt for a year in industry after their second year.
The aims of the programme are:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
260-300 UCAS points
FROM A-levels, including AS mathematics at grade C and preferably from a engineering and/or IT subject
OR a National Diploma in engineering at DMM or equivalent
PLUS at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (including English, mathematics and science) or equivalent qualifications.
No work experience is required.
It is intended that these programmes will be accredited to meet the academic requirements for registration as a chartered engineer.
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