Masters Programs in Software Engineering

Compare 36 Masters Programs in Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Many students who decide to pursue a master’s degree choose to explore coursework concentrating on computing technology. Holding an advanced degree in this field provides a competitive edge in this extremely demanding field.

 

What is a Master in Software Engineering? A Master in Software Engineering equips students with essential knowledge such as implementing new technologies to compete in the global environment. Participants will also learn about the basic building blocks of software engineering; this may include universal themes touching every segment of society, and driving innovation and change in medicine, defense and aerospace. Students select options from an extensive array of courses that match their interests, including software analysis, system verification, design and architecture, and data storage and retrieval.

 

There are many reasons why students decide to pursue a Master in Software Engineering. For example, the program teaches a variety of concepts including software project management and human-computer interaction. Additionally, an advanced degree in this area enables individuals to advance quickly in the evolving environment of software engineering.

 

The cost fluctuates depending on the institution, and the course typically lasts between one and three years. It is necessary for prospective students to research the school thoroughly to make sure that the program offered fits their expected goals.

 

Individuals who earn a master’s degree find themselves in high demand for a number of positions, such as a database analyst, network administrator or software applications engineer. These employment opportunities are becoming increasingly competitive. Students will develop a stronger software engineering foundation by learning how to interact with faculty, students and industry professionals through intensive learning experiences.

 

Options are available at a variety of universities. Online programs are an excellent choice for students living in areas of the world with limited access to a facility. Internet-based options also cater to individuals who require a flexible schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Dependable Software Systems is an intensive one-year degree program for software engineers who want to explore the principles and techniques for maintaining the integrity and reliability of software systems in diverse application areas. [+]

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Dependable Software Systems is an intensive one-year degree program for software engineers who want to explore the principles and techniques for maintaining the integrity and reliability of software systems in diverse application areas. With their broad foundation for analyzing and addressing software dependability issues across many different industry sectors, graduates of this program will be highly sought after by employers. Watch this video and learn more about this unique technical management program from our students and professors.

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This unique master’s degree program will:

deepen your understanding of how to develop and maintain dependable systems; broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain; provide a dynamic learning environment that includes collaborative projects with students and faculty, as well as a major capstone project enabling you to gain specific domain expertise; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. Eligibility Requirements ... [-]

MSc in Software and Data Engineering (MSDE)

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Switzerland Lugano

MSDE is a unique opportunity for students to become highly qualified software and data engineers able to effectively deal with the increasing complexity of modern software systems and with the gigantic amount of data they generate and manipulate. [+]

Software plays a pivotal role in almost all aspects of our life, including transportation, communication, economy, and healthcare. We put trust in software to accomplish complex and vital tasks for us, such as managing our finances, sharing our family and friends memories, diagnosing diseases, flying airplanes or driving cars. These systems manipulate and generate an unprecedented amount of data. In such a scenario, software cannot be understood without its data and data becomes valuable only thanks to the software analyzing it. Why enroll in the Master in Software and Data Engineering (MSDE) at USI? Top qualification MSDE is a unique opportunity for students to become highly qualified software and data engineers able to effectively deal with the increasing complexity of modern software systems and with the gigantic amount of data they generate and manipulate. Renowned professors Courses are taught by internationally renowned academics. Since it opened in 2004, the USI Faculty of Informatics has been climbing to the top positions in the csrankings.org lineup for European universities for what concerns Software Engineering research. It now ranks 2nd in Europe, and 15th worldwide. Importance of data and software Nowadays software cannot be understood without its data and data becomes valuable only thanks to the software analyzing it. This is why only an integrated study program in both software and data engineering represents cutting-edge knowledge and skills relevant for the development, maintenance, and evolution of next-generation ultra-large software systems living in a world of data. Small classes We love teaching and care... [-]

Master in Software Engineering

Beijing Jiaotong University - School of Software Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Beijing

Since its inception, School of Software Engineering(SSE) insists on reform and innovation. SSE has established cooperative relations with 24 famous universities and 34 well-known enterprises, actively carrying out joint programs, double degree programs and student exchange programs with European and American universities. [+]

Program Overview:

Since its inception, School of Software Engineering(SSE) insists on reform and innovation. SSE has established cooperative relations with 24 famous universities and 34 well-known enterprises, actively carrying out joint programs, double degree programs and student exchange programs with European and American universities. International students and Chinese students study in the same class without limitation in course selection. SSE’s graduates, most of whom work in government departments, financial institutions, IT enterprises and research institutes, keep the employment rate 100% for eight consecutive years.

Program Characteristics: English Environment: Open about 40 English courses per year; Recruit foreign students and Chinese students, who work together to learn, live and communicate, to achieve the multicultural integration. Faculty Team: Recruit a large number of foreign experts to teach or deliver lectures; Regularly send our teachers abroad to exchange and study; establish international scientific research cooperation; improve international teaching, scientific research level, and build an international faculty team. Training Project: Carry out curriculum cooperation in combination with training project system with Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, Neusoft, Sony Ericsson and other enterprises; Build together with IBM a course system on information management direction.、 Internship: do internships in well-known enterprises in China such as IBM, Rentabiliweb Telecom (French company), IT consultis @ Shanghai, dodroid technology etc. Or in France, the United States and other countries: Gyl Solutions, Pomkaa (Paris, France), Genymobile Company, Intacct, La DISFE, etc. Program Curriculum: ... [-]

Master in Software Engineering

University of Gothenburg Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 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. [+]

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 -... [-]

Master of Software Engineering

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Campus Full time September 2018 USA La Crosse

The focus of the MSE program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is to teach the advanced state-of-the-art technologies in software development with hands-on experience, and to apply the knowledge to some challenging real-world problems. [+]

Masters in Software Engineering. The focus of the MSE program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is to teach the advanced state-of-the-art technologies in software development with hands-on experience, and to apply the knowledge to some challenging real-world problems. The program will guide the students to acquire both technical skills and software project management skills that are required to lead and to carry out software development projects. The MSE program is slightly different from the traditional Masters program in Computer Science. It specializes in software engineering theory and practice. It includes a limited subset of applications such as Databases and Computer Networks. Graduates with a MSE degree are prepared to: design and analyze software systems efficiently conduct quality assurance be project leaders prepare cost estimations and feasibility analysis for software projects conduct testing and verification Graduates are employed as: software engineers software designers software developers testing engineers quality assurance personnel Program Prerequisites Students desiring to be admitted into the MSE program must have taken courses on the following topics or must have knowledge in these areas (evidence or supporting materials required): A modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java (UW-L equivalents: C-S 220 or C-S 224) Data Structures and Algorithms that includes abstract data types such as List, Stack, Queue, Tree and Graph (UW-L equivalent: C-S 340) Discrete Mathematics that includes topics on Set Theory, Predicate Logic, Functions and Relations (UW-L equivalent: MTH 225) Students who lack any of these prerequisites must take additional courses (not counted for... [-]

Master of Software Engineering (MSE)

FPT University
Campus Full time 18 months December 2017 Vietnam Hanoi

Learn how to plan, implement, monitor and control software projects with issues related to cost, budget, resources, time, quality and customer satisfaction. [+]

Master of Software Engineering (MSE)

“Learn how to plan, implement, monitor and control software projects with issues related to cost, budget, resources, time, quality and customer satisfaction.“

PROGRAM OVERVIEW Program Name: Master of Software Engineering (MSE) Validated/ Awarded by: FPT University Vietnam Type of Course: Degree-awarded program Duration: 1.5 Years (3 semesters) Intake: June | December Accreditation: Globally-accepted | Including 6 professional certifications (TOGAF, PMP, etc.) Tuition fee: 8,000 USD (Total)

This program is designed to bring the benefits of modern technology and high quality graduate-level instruction to engineers/scientists/technologists interested in furthering their skills in the following areas:... [-]


Master of Engineering in Software Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time September 2018 USA College Park

Master of Engineering in Software Engineering [+]

Masters in Software Engineering. Admission Requirements: Full admission as a degree seeking student requires the following prerequisites: A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering (computer/electrical), computer science, mathematics, or applied mathematics, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II) and at least one (1) programming language course are required to be considered for admission. Further admissions requirements. Completed applications are reviewed and considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. [-]

Master of Technology in Software Engineering (MTech SE)

Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters January 2018 Singapore Buona Vista area + 1 more

It emphasises the understanding and exploitation of advanced technologies and management disciplines to support innovation. Strong focus is placed on the practical application of innovation techniques and developing the IT professional's capability for innovation, including problem solving and soft skills. [+]

MTech SE is offered jointly by ISS, the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the School of Computing It is specifically designed to meet the needs of today's busy IT professionals and managers without disrupting their work and career. The curriculum emphasises understanding and exploitation of advanced technologies and management disciplines. It focuses on the practical application of innovative techniques and developing the IT professional's capability for innovation. The degree aims to create graduates who are capable of fulfilling the following roles in the IT industry: - Technically-oriented software project managers capable of successfully delivering projects that meet international quality standards and apply the major contemporary software platforms, technologies and methodologies. - Management-aware software architects capable of architecting and designing systems that exploit the major contemporary software platforms, technologies and methodologies, and capable of leading the development work in a managed quality-oriented environment.... [-]


Master in Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment

University of Oulu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Oulu

The Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu organizes a two-year full-time Master’s degree programme in Software, Systems and Services Development in the Global Environment (GS3D). [+]

Masters in Software Engineering. Master in Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment The Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu organizes a two-year full-time Master’s degree programme in Software, Systems and Services Development in the Global Environment (GS3D). Graduates from GS3D will have the competence to work as Experts and Managers in global ICT companies. The programme will provide multidisciplinary knowledge of software, systems and services development in a global context. Graduates will acquire the skills to understand and to analyze the dynamics of the software business environment. Students can progress with their studies to PhD and participate to GS3D research groups. Programme Outline The degree includes: Compulsory Studies - 95 ECTS Optional Studies - 25 ECTS Compulsory Master's studies include intermediate subject courses which will deepen into more advanced studies. The advanced courses form the core of the Master's programme, as they tackle the deeper aspects of the topics introduced in the earlier courses. Studies will have a basis in research and a significant portion of time will be used for the preparation of the Master's Thesis. Its purpose is to develop a student's readiness for the independent acquisition of scientific knowledge, identifying problems, analysing them, and forming a solution to them. Optional studies include either courses of information processing science or minor studies in other sciences. Courses range from 1 to 7 ECTS composing a wholeness of 25 ECTS. Learning outcomes By completing the Master’s level studies in information processing sciences a student... [-]

Master in Software Engineering - 1 year

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 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.... [-]


Masters In Design And Programming Apps

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Design and Programming Apps born to respond to the challenges and professional needs in the field of mobile communications, and does so from a triple aspect. [+]

Masters in Software Engineering. The Masters in Design and Programming Apps born to respond to the challenges and professional needs in the field of mobile communications, and does from three aspects: Development of front-end web platform 3x3 plus a user-centered design. Configuration management and back-end infrastructure to support the needs of the App. Business knowledge and agile project management that includes des of the distribution of Apps, through the promotion and marketing strategies, as well as analysis and optimization of results. You will receive comprehensive training polyvalent creating profiles front and back ends much appreciated by current development companies Apps. You will be able to develop solutions for the most advanced and demanded today (Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Web platform) mobile platforms. You will be prepared to work in one of the sectors with the most job opportunities and future projection of time and labor occupy much desired and difficult to fill in the current development companies Apps. What do you prepare? Train professionals with a complete and integrated view of the whole process that includes the development of mobile apps (both "front-end" and "back-end"). Train current and future software engineers with an overview of the market, able to develop solutions for the most advanced and sought after today mobile platforms (Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Web platform). Acquire business skills and management skills needed to work in multidisciplinary teams using agile methodologies, reaching knowledge needed to distribute and deploy apps, as well as promote them and analyze them... [-]

Master in Software and Service Architectures (SSA)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Germany Berlin Netherlands Eindhoven Finland Espoo United Kingdom London France Paris Sweden Stockholm Italy Trento Hungary Budapest Spain Madrid + 16 more

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... [-]

Master in Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design (in conjunction with Haulmont)

Samara National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Samara

The master’s degree program Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. [+]

Masters in Software Engineering. The master’s degree program Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. The program’s study plan offers a balanced combination of the mastery of theoretical knowledge and the practical skills involved in the field of the development of corporate information systems, data analysis and software management. Special emphasis is placed on cutting-edge programming and data-analysis technologies, as well as on mastering the methods of organizing and managing projects involving software development. A special course is devoted to Data Mining and Big Data using the capabilities offered by supercomputers. An important element of the program is working with English-language study materials, as is studying business practices in the English-speaking environment typically found at international IT companies. The targeted nature of the program focuses on career opportunities – Haulmont offers the preferential recruitment of program graduates on a competitive basis. The high demand for specialists in the area of corporate IT-system development and data analysis on the international IT market allows program graduates to build an exciting career at leading Russian and foreign IT companies. Brief characterisation of the programme The master’s degree program is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. The program is aimed at the... [-]

Master in Software Engineering of Distributed Systems

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Emerging computer networks and communication technology provide a new technological foundation for designing software systems. The systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive, and their components employ a high degree of autonomy. This is an exciting and rapidly evolving field in which there is a continuous demand for qualified software engineers on the world labour market. [+]

Emerging computer networks and communication technology provide a new technological foundation for designing software systems. The systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive, and their components employ a high degree of autonomy. This is an exciting and rapidly evolving field in which there is a continuous demand for qualified software engineers on the world labour market.

Software Engineering of Distributed Systems at KTH

The set of devices in which distributed software applications may operate ranges from workstations to PDAs. New technological developments create considerable demand from industry and for engineers who are able to design software systems utilising these developments. This master’s programme is intended to be an educational response to such industrial demands. It provides students with state-of-the-art knowledge of the field and develops their practical skills in order to meet current industrial requirements, as well as enhancing their ability to adapt to the new developments of tomorrow’s technology.... [-]


Master Program in Software Engineering (SE)

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2018 Taiwan Taoyuan

Founded in 1981, the Department of Computer Science and information Engineering at National Central University initially offered a graduate degree only. After offering doctoral degree in 1988 and the undergraduate degree in 1992, the department quickly evolves and sets up a complete curriculum for computer science education and research. [+]

Masters in Software Engineering. Founded in 1981, the Department of Computer Science and information Engineering at National Central University initially offered a graduate degree only. After offering doctoral degree in 1988 and the undergraduate degree in 1992, the department quickly evolves and sets up a complete curriculum for computer science education and research. The department admits around 100 undergraduates, 100 students to the master program, 30 students to the part-time master program, and 25 students to the doctoral program each year. Our department has one of the most stringent academic programs in Taiwan. 
While placing emphasis on the core knowledge enabling students to apply their skills to many computer science and engineering disciplines, our program requires students participating in practical projects and provides numerous hands-on opportunities in collaborations with industry and government labs. We offer cross-disciplinary research opportunities that encourage innovation and collaboration across multiple disciplines, helping students become well-prepared engineers and researchers. Fundamental Courses & Professional Courses Network Performance Analysis: Queuing Theory Techniques and Algorithms for WWW (Information Systems) Wireless Multimedia System Advanced Data Structures Artificial Intelligence Advanced Algorithms for Distributed Computing Interactive Computer Graphics in Game Designs Information Retrieval and Extraction Intelligent Surveillance Machine Learning Computational Geometry Interactive Technologies for Rehabilitation Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 24 credits Duration of Study : 1~4 years Other requirements : Seminars for 2 semesters. Special Topics in Computer Science for 4 semesters Research Facilities & Lab Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Lab Computational Intelligence and Human Computer Interaction Lab Distributed... [-]