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Software Engineering BSc(Hons): Links with business and industry

How we work with industry partners

General business links

Kingston University lecturers are frequently involved in collaborations with industry and can illustrate their teaching with relevant up-to-date experience.  Close links with the British Computer Society ensure that the course includes the latest technological innovations and is continually refined to meet the latest employment market needs. For example, when internet business started, an E-commerce module was set up. Now it's established, fraud is an issue, so a module in Computer Forensics has been introduced.

Employment opportunities

We have a wealth of industrial contacts provide placement, project and graduate employment opportunities. We also run an annual placement and careers fair, giving you the opportunity to meet some of the top employers of IT placement students and graduates. 

Our excellent links with employers also mean that employers with graduate positions often contact us direct.


The Faculty of Science, Engineering and has an active research community made up of highly motivated academic staff, bright and highly imaginative research staff and students, and excellent technical and administrative support. A large proportion of the faculty's staff is research-active, well-known and respected in their fields. This is good news for students because it helps keep the courses relevant and up to date and to make the University known to a wider pool of employers. It also gives students the opportunity to get involved in projects and case studies and to interact with staff working at the forefront of their subject.

Research activities are organised into a number of interest areas including:

  • digital imaging;
  • information systems;
  • numerical analysis; and
  • mobile information and network technologies.

Research groups often work with other universities and with outside organisations including recent collaborations with:

  • Motorola;
  • Empower Interactive;
  • Metropolitan Police; and
  • Toshiba.

To find out more about research in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.

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