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Software Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Karlskrona, Sweden
This Software Engineering programme from Blekinge Institute of Technology meets the complex challenges facing the software developers of the future. This is achieved through education and training in advanced concepts within software technology, covering the entire sequence of development.
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Overview

The Master´s programme in Software Engineering from Blekinge Institute of Technology will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to engineer software systems from the initial planning and scoping of projects through to the process of development, testing, and delivery of the software system itself. The courses cover both engineering and working methodologies and you will study subjects such as project planning, software quality, specification management and research methodology.

The programme was developed to meet the needs of students, industry and academia. It has a strong focus on preparing you for employment in both business and research organisations, and elective courses allow students to create their own skills profiles.

This programme meets the complex challenges facing the software developers of the future. This is achieved through education and training in advanced concepts within software technology, covering the entire sequence of development.

The Master´s programme in Software Engineering prepares you to develop software that addresses many of the challenges of the modern world. You will learn how to build products using emerging technologies such as the cloud, smart networks and the internet of things. MSc in Software Engineering students are people who want to become software architects and leaders of development teams. The programme provides you with the qualifications required to apply for software engineering positions in world-leading companies and opens the door towards software engineering research.

Job profiles

After graduation, students should be able to perform work in all parts of field of software techniques, when connected to the techniques and methodology for development of software systems in a general to specialist level. Roles may be a specialist in techniques or domain to the various management posts such as technical manager, architect, project manager or otherwise. In the education programme is offered opportunities to study abroad for up to one semester entirely within the block of elective courses. BTH has several contacts and possible cooperation partners for student exchange.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agile And Lean Software Development
  • Requirements Engineering And Product Management
  • Seminar Series In Software Engineering
  • Applied Software Project Management
  • Software Testing
  • Research Methodologies In Software Engineering And Computer Science
  • Advanced Topic In Software Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    90

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    575

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General Requirements

A Bachelor's degree - three years of study of Software Engineering, or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Completed studies corresponding to 90 ECTS credits classified within the subject of Software Engineering or Computer Science. The Bachelor's degree must include at least 30 credits in one or more of the following areas

  • Programming, Object-oriented Systems, Software Design, Data Structures and Algorithms, Database Technology, Data Communications, Real Time Systems, Operating Systems. In addition, a completed course of at least 7.5 credits in Software Engineering or a Team Software Engineering Project is required. The Bachelor's degree must also include at least 15 credits in Mathematics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9486 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9486 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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SEK100.000

Living costs for Karlskrona

  • 6700 - 10170 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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