Master's in Software Engineering in Sweden

Compare Masters Programs in Software Engineering in Sweden 2017

Software Engineering

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Software engineering refers to applying engineering methods and techniques to computer programming and software creation. Software engineering students often learn about disciplines such as computer science and mathematics to help them create customized software systems for companies or large corporations.

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Top Master Programs in Software Engineering in Sweden 2017

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Master in Software Engineering - 1 year

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Sweden Eskilstuna

The proliferation and growing influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software engineering deals with the design and development of high-quality software systems [+]

Master in Software Engineering - 1 year

The proliferation and growing influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software engineering deals with the design and development of high-quality software systems – and hence is an increasingly important area in computer science. In this programme you will gain advanced knowledge and practical skills in software engineering.

The Programme

During this programme, you will acquire good theoretical knowledge and excellent skills in engineering software-intensive systems, which encompass the ability to cope with the complexity of understanding as well as developing them. You will acquire knowledge of principles for the analysis, design and implementation of large and complex software systems. Students successfully completing this programme will be able to demonstrate understanding of the methodologies and techniques of software management and to apply them to a range of development scenarios. You will be able to transcend global diversity and work in international teams. The industrial track will involve mentoring and thesis projects related to partner industries such as ABB, Ericsson or Volvo.... [-]


Master in Software and Service Architectures (SSA)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The programme in Software and Service Architectures is an enhanced version of the previous programme on Service Design and Engineering and aims to educate the next generation of service designers and software architects capable of designing and engineering novel software systems to: (i) Drive digitalization of businesses, (ii) Create new businesses based on software intensive services, (iii) Be responsible for the elicitation and definition of what software products and services IT companies should create in order to be successful; (iv) Be responsible for the processes and methods for the effective development of modern software systems. [+]

Formerly known as: Service, Design and Engineering SDE) Why study the EIT Digital Software and Service Architectures programme? The EIT Digital SSA programme offers: Innovative and well grounded education for the next generation of service designers and software architects. Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree. A good integration with tailored courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A thesis work connected to interesting industrial challenges. Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines (link) not least through a summer school between the two years. Access to the co-location centres and innovation ecosystems of the nine EIT Digital nodes. What is the programme all about? The programme in Software and Service Architectures is an enhanced version of the previous programme on Service Design and Engineering and aims to educate the next generation of service designers and software architects capable of designing and engineering novel software systems to: (i) Drive digitalization of businesses, (ii) Create new businesses based on software intensive services, (iii) Be responsible for the elicitation and definition of what software products and services IT companies should create in order to be successful; (iv) Be responsible for the processes and methods for the effective development of modern software systems. The SSA programme is an interdisciplinary programme that offers courses to enable graduates to take on the following challenges: What software-based businesses should be developed (user centric needs and business focused opportunities) How should software be developed (modern and agile software engineering methodologies integrated with design thinking and User Centric/Service Design methods) How can software be used to generate and improve business benefits (Service Oriented Architectures, Internet of Things, etc.) SSA students will learn to work in teams to guide the software development process of complex information systems. What are the career opportunities for graduates from the programme? The SSA programme approach is multidisciplinary covering a wide range of topics from user studies, user centered development and business process modelling to software engineering, data analysis, software security and highly distributed software system. Graduates from the SSA master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local companies involved in digitalized business, in software and service design companies and in software consultancies with a service focus: Graduates will also be able to contribute to and start totally new businesses. Typical job descriptions or titles are; Software and services designer; Software architect; Information System architect; Systems designer / engineer; Business developer; Product manager; Consultant. How is the programme structured? The programme is a double degree programme with studies at a university in one country the first year (entry) and studies at a university in another country the second year (exit). The programme has an integrated technical content (Technical major) and business content (Innovation & Entrepreneurship – I&E minor). The I&E minor is shared between all EIT Master's programmes (link). An integral part of the second year is a Final Degree Project (30 ECTS, including Master's Thesis).The structure and content of the technical major is given below. Where can I study If I choose Software and Service Architectures? Entry - 1st year UNITN - Trento Aalto - Helsinki ELTE - Budapest Exit - 2nd year, specialisation Software and Services for Social systems (UNITN - Trento) Software and Services for Smart Spaces (Aalto - Helsinki) Scalable Systems (ELTE - Budapest) Business Process and Information Management (TU/Eindhoven) Software and Services in the Cloud (UPM - Madrid) Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree primarily in computer science, software engineering, information systems, telecom or digital media is required. In special cases bachelor degrees from areas like engineering, economics, or industrial arts and design with some potential complementary computer science studies etc. mathematics and programming can be considered. [-]

Master in Software Engineering - 2 years

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Eskilstuna

The growth and influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software Engineering deals with design and development of high quality software systems and hence an [+]

Master in Software Engineering - 2 years

The growth and influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software Engineering deals with design and development of high quality software systems and hence an increasingly important area in computer science. In these programmes you will gain theoretical knowledge and excellent practical skills in software engineering.

The Programme

During these programmes, students will acquire fundamental knowledge and excellent expertise in engineering software intensive systems, which imply the ability to cope with the complexity of understanding, designing and implementing such systems in the global workplace. The students will obtain knowledge of the principles for the analysis, design and implementation of large and complex software systems. The modern trends that will dominate future software development, including component-based software engineering, service-oriented architectures, interoperability and global system development will be taught.... [-]


Master in Computer Science

University of Gothenburg Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

An international programme where you can choose between five different tracks - each of them corresponding to internationally recognised research at our department. [+]

An international programme where you can choose between five different tracks - each of them corresponding to internationally recognised research at our department. Computer science (CS) is the study of the theory of information and computation, and its implementation and application in computer systems. Computer science has many sub-fields; some emphasise the computation of specific results (such as computer graphics), while others (such as the theory of algorithms) relate to properties of computational problems. Still others focus on the challenges in implementing computations. For example, programming language theory studies approaches to describing computations, while computer programming applies specific programming languages to solve specific computational problems. What is the programme about? Computer Science (CS) is a full-spectrum Master's programme that provides a cutting-edge higher education in a wide range of areas, including the Science of Programming, Programming Languages, Algorithmics, Program Analysis, Databases, Logical Methods, Verification, Dependability, Security, Distributed Computing, Data Communication, Digital Systems, Computer Architecture, Computer Graphics, and Interaction Design. They correspond to areas within which we have strong, internationally recognised research groups, which are the driving force behind the education. What do you learn? You will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for a successful professional career in a large variety of information technology areas, both in industry and in academia. In particular, the programme enables you as a future IT professional to conceive, design, and implement systems which work correctly, are maintainable, and reliable. What jobs will you get? After graduation, you will be highly qualified in advanced software engineering, where you can work as a programmer, system architect, system developer, and project leader. Our emphasis on modelling, design, and on conceptual abilities will provide you with a great flexibility, such that you can adjust to emerging job markets in a wide range of IT related areas. Who should apply? The Master's Programme in CS is an international full-time programme open to both Swedish and international applicants. The programme is taught in English and comprises 2 years. Admitted applicants typically hold a Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent, and have a solid academic record. [-]

Master in Software Engineering

University of Gothenburg Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

The master’s programme in Software Engineering is based on one of our strong research profiles and is also run in very close collaboration with industry. The programme is coupled to the newly established Software Center, which is a joint initiative by Chalmers and University of Gothenburg together with industry partners. [+]

Best Masters in Software Engineering in Sweden 2017. The master’s programme in Software Engineering is based on one of our strong research profiles and is also run in very close collaboration with industry. The programme is coupled to the newly established Software Center, which is a joint initiative by Chalmers and University of Gothenburg together with industry partners. The programme focuses on three key roles in software system development: Software Project Manager, Software Architect, and Software Quality Manager. The main perspectives for each of these roles are: - Understanding industrial practices - Supporting practices with new methods and tools - Innovating practices to improve performance The master’s education in Software Engineering is targeting students who want to deepen their knowledge about model-driven engineering, software architectures, quality management, project management, and gain practical experience from working in software projects. There is also a potential for deeper studies in programming and design. By working closely together with both researchers and practitioners in projects, you receive a wide range of opportunities to shape a career in industry or academia. The programme is structured around a set of recommended courses in the area of software engineering specialising in the following areas: - Managing software projects - Software architecture and modelling - Verification and validation - Implementation The education is to a large extent project- and problem-based, supervised by both researchers from the university and practitioners from industry. The students are working with real-world problems with connection to both research and practice. Compulsory courses - Project and Quality Management - Requirements Engineering - Model Based Testing - Empirical Software Engineering - Advanced Software Architecture - Model Driven Engineering - Software Evolution Project - Master’s Thesis Project - Recommended elective courses - Programming or Modelling - Agile Software Processes - Software Engineering Using Formal Methods - Software Product Lines - Programming Paradigms - Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Science and Research Methodology Additional elective courses are available. The programme is entirely given in English and we welcome students from all countries. The Software Engineering Master's programme has been selected by the Swedish Institute to nominate candidates for scholarships. Content The programme spans 120 higher education credits (ECTS) and is divided into four semesters. The first semester starts with a course focusing on the three roles, followed by a project where the objective is to work on a real problem where all three roles are needed to solve it. During the second semester, if you have a background in SE, you will get the opportunity to broaden your knowledge base by choosing courses in other subjects. Otherwise, you can study courses with a traditional SE content. The second semester also contains a project, where you assume one of the roles. You continue to focus on this role when you choose courses for the third semester and start your thesis preparation. During the fourth semester you concentrate solely on the master thesis project. In this programme, you work closely with researchers work on projects during all semesters. These will often be related to a real problem introduced by company. This way scientific quality can be combined with industrial relevance. Theoretical courses are provided as well, with a mix of seminars and group activities with presentations by visiting researchers and practitioners. [-]