National Software Academy

A centre of excellence for software engineering in Wales.

The National Software Academy is an exciting initiative by the University, working in partnership with Welsh Government and industry leaders, which aims to address the national shortage of skilled programming and software engineering graduates.

Based in Newport, the National Software Academy will deliver an innovative degree with a focus on the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience required to be immediately effective as a commercial software engineer.

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Our BSc Applied Software Engineering course develops industry-ready software engineers.

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Part of the School of Computer Science and Informatics

The National Software Academy is part of the School of Computer Science and Informatics.

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Industrial partnerships

We are seeking industrial partners to help us shape this exciting new venture.

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Now recruiting

Places are now available for students wanting to study from September 2018.

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Adjustment and Clearing

We will have a number of adjustment and clearing opportunities available for 2018 entry.