Master’s Programme in Software Engineering


  • Period : 2022-January-17 until 2024-January-14
  • Location: Some or all of education and examination is held at distance.
  • Type of instruction: Distance, mixed-time, part-time 50%
  • Application code: BTH-70546
  • Language of instruction: The teaching language is English.
  • Programme syllabus: Download

Link to welcome letter from responsible teacher will be posted here no later than 3 weeks before the course begins.

Master’s Programme in Software Engineering

A Master's degree for professionals focusing on rigorous and data-driven approach to software engineering.

The programme is a possibility for software professionals to complete a university degree on distance in software engineering at a 50% pace during four semesters.

Enhance your  skill set and take on new challenges and responsibilities in software development projects and enterprises.

Together with its delivery on distance, the programme presents an excellent option for combining education and work.

In order to fulfil programme requirements regarding the working experience, you need to attach employer certificate (in Swedish or in English). Please find the template certificate here.

Being a software professional requires constant learning. This specialization promises to give you deeper insights into the different phases of software development, from requirements definition, through delivery and verification, including crucial knowledge in security and machine learning. Using this knowledge, you should be well set up for your future development as a software professional.

Anders Sundelin, Senior System Architect, Ericsson

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Contact information

Programme manager:

Deepika Badampudi

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Study counselling:

+46 (0)455-38 53 00

Do you have questions regarding the program?

You will find a detailed guide to the admission process at If you have questions regarding admission and eligibility please have a look at our admissions website.

Yes, you can find the template here. The document needs to be signed by your employer.

The lecturers are pre-recorded and available for the students to watch in their own pace. There may be some online interactive sessions.

The program is conducted on a 50% pace. You are expected to put approximately 20 hours per week.

No. The program is offered 100% on distance.

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