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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Software Engineering (Top-up)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: University of Portsmouth

Course Introduction

The University of Portsmouth has a vibrant population of over 21,000 students, including 4,000 international students from 140 countries. The University runs a rich variety of undergraduate courses – almost 300. Portsmouth is also a top university for student satisfaction. The 2016 National Student Survey ranked the University of Portsmouth at 89% which is 3% higher than the national average of 86%.

Here at Kaplan, students pursing the University of Portsmouth have the opportunity to attain both an academic and professional qualifications at the same time via the Accelerated Pathway.

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Software Engineering from University of Portsmouth.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

The programme consists of 10 units plus a Final Year Engineering Project and may be completed in a minimum of 18 months.

Term 1 Data Structures and Algorithms
Advanced Programming Concepts
Term 2 Getting Usability into Development Environments
Introduction to Software Engineering
Term 3 Web-Script Programming
Discrete Mathematics and Functional Programming
Term 4 Reliable and Secure Systems
Advanced Software Engineering
Term 5 Data Warehousing and Mining
Distributed Systems and Parallel Programming
Term 6 Final Year Engineering Project

Entry Requirements

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Engineering programme accepts a wide range of qualifications. These include:

  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Kaplan Diploma
  • Other Private Diplomas or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis
  • In all cases the final admissions decisions to the programme rests with the university
English Requirement:
  • Successful completion of an approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.
  • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement (http://www.port.ac.uk/application-fees-and-funding/international-applications/)
*Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Science programme may be required to undertake bridging units in order to fulfill the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with University.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.
  • Programme fee: SGD 21,400.00 (11 modules) payable in 6 instalments
  • Receive SGD 300 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree course. T&Cs apply
Education Loan
Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements.

Non-tuition fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application fee: SGD 181.90
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 01 Mar 2017. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

Each term is a 12-weeks period covering 2 units of study. Each unit is provided with 28 hours of academic induction /seminar sessions after office hours in the evening and /or over weekends /public holidays.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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