Our subjectsSoftware engineering degrees

What is software engineering?

Software engineers design and develop large, complex systems. These include the systems used in vehicles, phones, large-scale financial systems and secure web and medical applications.

Why study software engineering?

As a software engineer, you’ll need a good understanding of software, hardware, communication technologies and strong design and team skills. You’ll also need to understand the impact of the development strategies of different systems.

Why study software engineering at Strathclyde?

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is an award-winning academic institution - the only to have won Times Higher Education University of the Year award twice!

Our BSc Hons Software Engineering and MEng Computer Science degrees are accredited by the British Computer Society for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional. 

Darren Lowe, Software Engineering student
Strathclyde is a great place to learn the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the tech industry... The tech industry within Scotland is currently crying out for more talent, the job market is huge with loads of possibilities.
Darren Lowe