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Software Engineering

University of Porto

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
3000 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Science in Software Engineering at the University of Porto aims at providing advanced, professional and scientific training, devised for professionals seeking to update their skills, as well as to acquire new, state-of-the-art knowledge in Software Engineering.

Overview

The mains aim of the Software Engineering offered by the University of Porto is to promote the excellence in professional qualification in both core and advanced Software Engineering topics, from its theoretical foundations to integrating software technologies inside organisations.

Fields of Specialization

MESW study plan covers the following areas:

  • Software Engineering fundamentals and paradigms;
  • Software specification, design and construction;
  • Security issues in Software Engineering;
  • Software understanding, evolution, testing and verification and validation.
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship in Software Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering Fundamentals and Paradigms
  • Software Architecture and Design
  • Software Testing Verification and Validation
  • Requirements Engineering and Software Modeling
  • Software Engineering Laboratory

Audience

MESW graduates become indispensable professionals to the software industry, coping with size, complexity and market needs and constraints. Portugal needs to able to place its trained professionals at the top of the world’s software industry technical hierarchy.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Portuguese
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelors degree or legal equivalent in one of the areas specified by the school/faculty;
  • Hold a foreign higher education degree that is in accordance with the Bologna process or that may be recognised by the U.Porto as satisfying the requirements of a bachelors degree;
  • Have an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that the U.Porto recognises as proof of ability to complete the course of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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