BEng (Hons) Software Engineering – 12 Months (Top-Up degree)

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering – 12 Months (Top-Up degree)

Delivered Online
Accredited by Ofqual, UK
3 Modules
Globally recognised Undergraduate qualification
Multiple Start dates

Course Fee


Program Credits

120 Credits


12 Months



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BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) – 12 months

To ensure that students engage with a broad spectrum of relevant industry issues, the 12-month curriculum of the BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) program at the University of Bolton is developed in collaboration with corporate partners. This thriving sector offers many graduates lucrative career opportunities.

Within the BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) program at the University of Bolton, students will encounter real-world scenarios that prepare them for life beyond graduation. This preparation extends not only to the technical subjects covered in the classroom but also to the deliverables students are expected to create, such as technical proposals and management reports.

Students will undertake a significant amount of project-based coursework, often involving collaborative group work. Effective teamwork is a fundamental component of modern software engineering.

Geographical constraints are not a factor, as software engineering and application development are industries with a global reach. The University of Bolton’s BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) program delves into subjects like culture, socialization, localization, and global computer and communication standards.

This top-up program in BEng (Hons) software engineering is designed to facilitate the transition from a relevant prior qualification to an Honorary level. An induction program will ensure a seamless progression to an honors degree.

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    Program Overview: BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) - 12 months

    Key Highlights of the BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) – 12 months qualification are:


    Undergraduate Qualification


    This course help you to:


    They are not geographically limited because software engineering and application development are global industries. International computer and communication standards, as well as cultural, social, and local considerations, are all covered in the BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) degree.



    Below are the modules that would be covered under BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering (Top-up) degree course for a combined total of 120 credits:

    –  Undergraduate Project (60 Credits)
    –  Agile Programming (30 Credits)
    –  Enterprise Systems Development (30 Credits)

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    This BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) programme duration is 12 months

    This BEng (Hons) Software Engineering course is ideal for those wishing to progress within the Computing and IT sector such as:
    • IT support engineers, network engineers
    • System Analysts
    • Database Administrators
    • Systems administrators and IT teachers
    • Network and security professionals
    • Web and software developers
    Alternative career options

    Graduates can use the qualification as a stepping-stone into a range of other careers. For some of these roles, relevant experience and postgraduate study may be required. Roles include:

    • Advertising, marketing and PR
    • Banking, finance and accountancy
    • Energy and utilities
    • Manufacturing and production
    • Public sector and defence
    • IT consultancy
    • Radio and TV production
    • Systems analysis
    • Telecommunications
    • Multimedia programming
    • Digital copywriting
    • Network engineering

    Learners must possess:

    • You will need either a FdSc or HND in a software engineering or
      Computing / programming related courses, OR
    • Level 5 Diploma with 240 CreditsOR
    • Students with non-traditional qualifications and/or relevant experience may be accepted onto the course after a successful interview. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.  Please contact the Admissions Team at Admissions@LSBR.UK for further guidance.

    You may also consider enrolling into the 18 months BEng (Hons) qualification as well.  Please click here to view the course details

    Simply follow the steps given below to enrol:

    1. Click on “Enrol Now” button on top of the page
    2. Choose your Payment Plan and proceed to pay your course fee
    3. Fill up your contact details on the Checkout page
    4. Pay your Instalment Amount  (This can be paid online using credit or debit card)
    5. Once we receive your course fee instalment, we would send you the Course Activation Email
    BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) – 12 Months course consists of following modules:
    1. Undergraduate Project (60 Credits)
    2. Agile Programming (30 Credits)
    3. Enterprise Systems Development (30 Credits)

    Please note that the modules are subject to change – the university review the content of the courses regularly, making changes where necessary to improve your experience and graduate prospects.

    Successful completion of the Top-up course leads to award of degree of BEng (Hons) Software Engineering by the University
    • The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
    • This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods, such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.
    • There are no written exams.

    BEng (Hons) Software Engineering (Top-up) degree is validated and awarded by the University of Bolton through our partner WI College, UK. This stage is delivered via online learning by Faculties / Professors from the University. The total credits earned will be 120 credits.

    Yes, the total Course Fee can be paid in Instalments.  However all dues needs to be paid before the commencement of the session.

    Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.

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    Awarding Bodies

    LSBR offers a host of Online Courses to learners in degreetopup from some of the top awading bodies and professinal organisations in the world. The qualifications are accredited by the UK Government’s regulator Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual).  Some of the awarding bodies are listed below.