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Software Engineering

University of Tartu

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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6000 EUR/year
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About

The programme provides students with advanced software engineering and management skills, as well as specialized skills in two major application domains: enterprise systems and embedded real-time systems.

Overview

MSc Software Engineering provides students with advanced software engineering and management skills, as well as specialized skills in two major application domains: enterprise systems and embedded real-time systems.

The programme is jointly delivered by the two largest public universities in Estonia - University of Tartu and Tallinn University of Technology. Students will receive a joint degree signed by both universities.

Why study software engineering in Estonia?
  • The University of Tartu is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world in computer science (THE Rankings 2021).
  • You will obtain degrees from two of the two top-ranked universities in Estonia – University of Tartu and TalTech.
  • You will have the opportunity to spend half of your studies at a partner company and follow a personalised study plan.
  • After graduation, you can join the highly dynamic software industry worldwide. You can run your own business or work for international companies such as Google, Facebook, Ericsson, Swedbank, TransferWise, Bolt, Kuehne + Nagel and Nortal.
  •  Study at the Delta Centre, which is one of the most modern centres of digital technology, mathematics and entrepreneurship in the Nordic region. 

Accreditation

https://www.riigiteataja.ee/en/eli/ee/Riigikogu/act/503062019003/consolide?fbclid=IwAR0PF7m7zkg0E2aN3R1HZevzvYDqxzXYXzl4_uXgYC0XY90jxBpGZ-7OJGw

Programme Structure

Curriculum structure:

  • Core compulsory module 24 ECTS
  • Specialization module 24 ECTS
  • Practice module 18 ECTS
  • Elective courses 18 ECTS
  • Master's seminar 6 ECTS 
  • Master's thesis 30 ECTS

TOTAL 120 ECTS

Location:

Depending on the choice of specialisation students will be based either in Tartu (specialisation: Enterprise Software Engineering) or in Tallinn (specialisation: Embedded Real-Time Software Engineering) for most of the programme's duration.

Elective courses, the Practice module and Master´s thesis can be done at both locations.

Core compulsory module (24ECTS):

  • Software Economics
  • Systems Modeling
  • Advanced Programming
  • Software Quality and Standards 

Specialisation module (24 ECTS) - choice of two modules:

  • Enterprise Software (studies at the University of Tartu)
  • Embedded Real-Time Software Engineering (studies at Tallinn University of Technology)

Audience

Career opportunities include path high-end technical roles (e.g. software analyst, architect or research engineer) or managerial roles (e.g. project/team leader or technology officer).

Lecturers

  • Dietmar Pfahl, Professor of Software Engineering. Programme Director and Coordinator of the Entertprise Software specialisation at UT. 
  • Juhan Ernits, Associate Professor TalTech. Programme Director and Coordinator.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

General admission requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related field.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Natural Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Business or Economics are eligible if they have completed at least 24 ECTS of courses in Information Technology, including courses in Programming, Database Technology and Software Engineering.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Tuition waivers available. Monthly stipends & various industry scholarships available.

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