On completion of the Master of Science in Software Engineering at University of Iceland, the student can demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as detailed below:
- The student has an understanding of the latest knowledge within software engineering, which is necessary to begin practice and is required to carry the professional title of an engineer in Iceland.
- The student has deeper knowledge of abstract methods and of software technology that are applied in solutions to specialised problems in software engineering.
- The student has deeper understanding of the capabilities of computers to solve problems and of the limitations of decidability of problems.
- The student has experience of ICT's application in other domains.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Industrial Statistics
- Time Series Analysis
- Digital Signal Processing
- Software Quality Management
- High Performance Computing
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.
DisciplinesGeneral Engineering & Technology Software Engineering
- A BS degree in software engineering or a related subject with grade point average 6.5 or higher. Those who do not have a degree in software engineering must fulfill prerequisites set by the Department of Computer Science.
- All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
- Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
- Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).
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