Graduate Level Apprenticeships

Software Development for Business

The BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business (SDfB) degree has been developed to provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to become effective Software Development professionals capable of working on the development of the software systems required by modern businesses.

In the UK software professional roles are the fastest-growing in the ICT sector. This has led to an increased demand for employable and productive software engineering graduates .

The degree development team has worked closely with The Tech Partnership, the Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology, and top graduate employers to ensure the learning outcomes of this degree meet the competencies required by industry.

What you'll study

Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Computing 
  • Mathematics for Computing 
  • Web Platform Development 1 
  • Programming 1 
  • Fundamentals of Software Engineering 
  • Integrated Project 1 

Year 2

  • Object-oriented Analysis and Design 
  • Programming 2 
  • Human Computer Interaction 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Database Development 
  • Integrated Project 2 

Year 3

  • Systems Programming 
  • Application Architecture and Design Patterns 
  • IT Project Management 1 
  • Advanced Programming 
  • Research Skills and Professional Issues 
  • Integrated Project 3 

Year 4

  • Big Data 
  • Secure Software Development 
  • Cloud Platform Development 
  • Honours Project

Elective (choose either):

  • Mobile Platform Development 
  • Web Platform Development 2 

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