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The University of Sheffield

Sheffield , England ,United Kingdom

Computer Science (Software Engineering) BEng

Our software engineering degree focuses on the art of engineering complex software systems.

The course not only teaches you state-of-the-art software design and programming technologies, but also lets you practise your skills in project management, teamwork and working with customers - skills expected by employers.

You'll get a solid grounding in the fundamentals of computer science and the opportunity to explore aspects of artificial intelligence.

In the second year, you'll develop software for real companies. In the third year you'll carry out an individual research project, giving you scope for creative and intellectual input.

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society. The courses fully meet the requirements for Chartered Information Technology Professional and partially meet the requirements for Chartered Engineer.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More Information Required
30 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
10 Days
Visa Process
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

  • Post Study Work Permit of 2 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Programmes e.g. BSc, BA, BEng/MEng

A variety of qualifications can be considered for direct admission to undergraduate bachelor degree programmes.

Indian Standard XII

Applicants with a minimum aggregate of 75% and 75-80% in key subjects at Standard XII will typically be considered for direct admission to undergraduate degree programmes.

Please note some departments will require a higher score. 

For Medicine A100: A minimum of 85% overall is required. To include 85% in Chemistry and another science. In addition A grades in A level Chemistry and another science are also required as well as the UKCAT.

A Levels

Applicants with a minimum of 3 A levels will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes. Required scores and subjects vary from course to course and can be found in our online prospectus.

International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate diploma holders will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.