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Software Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #159 (QS) Bandar Labuan, Malaysia
The Master of Software Engineering programme is a 40 credits postgraduate programme by coursework. It offers an opportunity for advanced studies and career development in the field of software engineering. 
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The objectives of this programme are to provide competent software engineers to fulfill the needs of the software industry; to offer the opportunity to further studies as well as career advancement in software engineering; and to produce professional software engineers who have the communication and ethical skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Networks
  • Database Systems
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems 
  • Intelligent Systems 
  • Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Credits
      40 credits alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:


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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 3

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    General Requirements

    • Certified copies of academic certificate with detailed academic transcripts, or its equivalent. 
    • Certified copies of translated certificate (W isued in other EngW). 
    • Certified copy of passport (first page).The valid for at least year prior to expiry date. 
    • Certified copies of Englsh certficate (IELTS/ TOEFL PBT/ TOEFL IBO. 
    • One (I) recent pasport size photograph With blue background. 
    • Financial statement showing financial capability from the bank or relevant institution for self-financing student or a letter of guarantee from the for sponsored students. 

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      1098 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 549 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
    • National

      600 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 300 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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    1206 RM for national students.

    2206 RM for international students.


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