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.


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

Industrial partnerships

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

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Attend our next Open Day on Wednesday 18 April 2018

Explore our campus, facilities and city. Meet our staff and students and get a real feel for studying and living in Cardiff.

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Now recruiting

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