Master in System and Software Engineering

Higher School of Economics

Program Description

Master in System and Software Engineering

Higher School of Economics

This programme trains professionals in the industrial production of software, information and communication technologies, and systems for various purposes. After the first year, students choose a specialization: Software Development Management or Mobile Applications Design and Development. Through the second track, students can earn a second degree from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

Students deepen their knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of software engineering, management, and economics. Through internships at leading Russian and international companies, practical trainings, and team projects, they also acquire on-the-job experience.

Software Development Management

This track focuses on training administrative managers, project managers, and development teams at technological, economic, and managerial levels, so that they will be able to effectively organize and administer software development projects within a given budget and deadline.

Methods and Theory of Software Engineering

This track combines study at HSE with study at the Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands). After finishing the first year at HSE Moscow, students continue their education at Eindhoven, where they gain practical training in information and communication technologies at international companies and international research centres. Graduates receive two diplomas: a MSc from HSE and a MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology.

After completing the programme, graduates work for top software manufacturers, technology firms, and research centers. Their skills are in high demand as the importance of developing, maintaining, and supporting complex software systems continues to grow.

Partner university:

  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Application requirements:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Academic transcripts
  • Two letter of recommendation
  • Results from English proficiency exams (IELTS or TOEFL)*Native English speakers and graduates from English-taught programmes are exempt.
  • Career opportunities

    Graduates go on to become business analysts, system architects, developers, testers, service managers, IT project managers, and other roles related to IT, services, and software development. They work for large Russian and international IT companies, including IBM, Microsoft, EPAM, IBS, Croc Inc., Lanit, CyberPlat, and PMSOFT. Some students begin working part-time at these companies while they are still in the programme, and continue as full-time employees after their graduation.

    Part-time

    Students can elect to study part-time in the programme, should they wish to continue focusing on their professional careers.

    This school offers programs in:
    • English


    Last updated October 13, 2016
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Sept. 2017
    Duration
    Duration
    2 years
    Part time
    Full time
    Price
    Price
    270,000 RUB
    Information
    Deadline
    Request Info
    July 15, 2016. Applications are processed on a rolling basis and we encourage applicants to apply before the deadline.
    Start date Sept. 2017
    Place
    Russia Moscow
    Application deadline Request Info
    July 15, 2016. Applications are processed on a rolling basis and we encourage applicants to apply before the deadline.
    End date Request Info
    Duration 2 years
    Price 270,000 RUB
    per year (scholarships available)