Software Engineering and Management

Heilbronn University

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
3000 EUR/year
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Enter the exciting world of Software Engineering and Management thru this Master program offered by Heilbronn University, and experience how the technical, organizational and entrepreneurial aspects of software development unite in a master’s programme.


The global world is heavily characterised by steadily expanding worldwide net- works and at the same time, by a global shortage of IT experts. As a result, there is a large and growing demand for soft-ware engineers and the job prospects for masters graduates in this field are highly promising. 

Prospective employers of our graduates are internationally operating companies that require a broad range of skills as well as specific expertise in soft- ware development. Alternatively, there are job openings in small and medium-sized enterprises. In addition, our graduates also will be well equipped to set up their own business.


The M. Sc. Software Engineering and Management offers a number of specific benefits and advantages such as:

  • lectures delivered exclusively in English 
  • an excellent student-lecturer ratio 
  • an interdisciplinary curriculum 
  • integration of management and  engineering practices 
  • a clearly structured and time-efficient schedule 
  • sustained teaching quality through  systematic student appraisal 
  • state-of-the-art facilities 
  • innovative forms of teaching 
  • creative forms of learning, e. g.  problem-based and blended learning

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Software Engineering 
  • Engineering Application Domains 
  • Project Management and Leadership
  • Change and Strategic Information Management 
  • International Cooperation in Software Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree -  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely-related field
  • Grade -  A good European first degree (210 ECTS credits and a German average grade of 2.5 or better). Your certificate of the “Studienkolleg – Center for International Students” is necessary -  Applicants with a first degree in computer science who have achieved a minimum of 180 ECTS credits may also apply. They will be requested to obtain an extra 30 ECTS credits in appropriate Bachelor programmes at Heilbronn University
  • Prerequisite Knowledge and Experience -  Good programming skills in at least one modern programming language -  Sound knowledge of mathematics,  ability of abstract logical thinking and first experiences in software development
  • Language Skills - High proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.


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Software Engineering and Management
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