M.Sc. On Campus

System and Software Engineering

HSE University

24 months
2267 EUR/year
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The aim of this System and Software Engineering programme offered by the HSE University is to train professionals in the area of industrial production of software, information and communication technologies, and systems for various purposes.


The curriculum of this System and Software Engineering programme is offered by the HSE University is fully in line with international recommendations on teaching integrated software and systems engineering in university master’s programmes.

The aim of the programme is to train professionals at technological, economic and managerial levels in the area of industrial development of software, information and communication technologies as well as systems and their analysis.

The master’s programme «System and Software Engineering» is focused on training administrative professionals, project managers and development team’ leaders, who are able to organize effective management of software development projects (the latter are considered as complex dynamic systems characterized by the dominance of human factor) within a specified time frame, definitive deadlines and fixed budget.


The master’s program involves internships (full-time practice) in leading IT-companies, including partner companies. In particular, agreements on vocational training have been signed with IBM, Microsoft, EPAM Systems, IBS, CROC, LANIT, CyberPlat, PMSoft Group, DialogNauka, Empatica, Kaspersky Lab, Asteros, FORS, Yandex, NetCracker Technology, R-Style, 1C -RARUS, At Consulting, International Center for Informatics and Electronics (ICIE), and others.

The graduates will work in stated above organizations and other leading Russian and international software manufacturers, research centers of transnational companies, system integrators and IT departments of large Russian companies and governmental bodies. They will be highly sought after professionals in a fast-growing labor market, and able to effectively participate in the industrial implementation of the processes of development, maintenance, and support of complex software systems.


State Accreditation

Programme Structure

Course included:

  • Applied System Analysis
  • Formal Methods in Software
  • Engineering Software Engineering
  • Methodology Advanced Databases
  • Enterprise Software Systems Development
  • Financial and Non-Financial Information about the Company
  • Data Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Students are selected on the basis of their portfolio, which includes required and optional components. The Admission Committee may invite the applicant for an interview (it is organized remotely), if necessary. The admission process for foreign applicants starts in November 2021 and ends on August 2022. 

Application Portfolio 2022 

All decisions regarding applications are considered as final ones, and Admission Committee does not provide any comments on the evaluation process and the results attained. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2267 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2267 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 200 000 – 400 000 RUB/year

Living costs for Moscow

41640 - 81437 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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