/BSc (Hons) Software Development (Accelerated Degree)

Provided by: Manchester Metropolitan University

Course Area: North West

Course Type: Degree (Honours)

Start date: 20200914

End date: 20220731

Subjects: Cloud Computing, Coding, Javascript, Python, Software Engineering

Price: £6,000 to £10,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course overview

An accelerated degree in Software Development will prepare you for a wide range of careers in a fast-growing industry and prove that you have the drive and determination to thrive in an intensive work environment. Careers in computing include software developer, web designer and developer, data analyst, systems analyst and architect, IT manager and technician as well as roles managing technology to support a range of public and private sector organisations.


In addition, the skills you learn on this degree are highly valued by a range of employers and opportunities may exist in areas such as project management, e-commerce and social media marketing, scientific research, education and many more.


Manchester is a major hub for the digital technology industry. The close proximity of MediaCity and the large number of both established companies and innovative tech start-ups provides plenty of opportunities for technological collaboration. Situated in the “Oxford Road Corridor”, innovation district of Manchester, the University and the Department of Computing and Mathematics are perfectly placed to work with key players in the digital technology and new media sectors.

Who Is This Course For

An accelerated degree in Software Development is ideal for anyone wishing to get a head start on their career by shaving a year of the typical degree process.

What will I learn

Core Units Year 1

In the first year, you will be introduced to computer systems fundamentals, information systems and web design and development. You will study Java programming and advanced programming plus a unit focusing on your personal development as a computing professional.


Option Units Year 2

In your second and final year, you will continue your studies in web development and database systems and you will study the development of software for cloud computing. Your project is a major undertaking and an opportunity for you to focus on your own interests and specialism. In addition, you have a choice of option units in mobile app development, advanced web development or programming languages and SE frameworks.

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