Master’s Programme in Software Engineering

120 credits

  • Period : 2022-August-29 until 2024-June-02
  • Location: Campus Karlskrona
  • Type of instruction: On campus, day-time, full-time
  • Application code: BTH-90578
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Programme syllabus: Download

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Follow your curiosity and ongoing development by acquiring a degree that gives you knowledge in software engineering. With a Master’s degree, you get better opportunities to choose different professional fields and tasks in the future.

This Master’s programme provided you with the skills needed to work as a software engineer or software architect in world-leading companies or as a leader of development teams in software development. The programme also includes research preparation courses in the field of software engineering.

Analyse, adapt and apply
This programme provides you with the knowledge needed to develop software for future products and services where high demand is on efficiency and quality. You will also learn to build and test software products that use modern technology and how to improve development processes.

Build your competence – from beginning to end
The courses in the programme range from early planning with requirements gathering to final implementation, testing and introduction. In this way, you get a holistic view of the complex process that software development entails. You gain knowledge and experience in technology and work methodology and familiarise yourself with modern development processes and how to constantly improve them.

The programme consists of 120 credits and leads to a two-year Master’s degree.

The tuition fee is SEK 60,000 per semester. One semester corresponds to 30 ECTS credits. EU/EEA citizens are not required to pay fees.


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Programme content

The programme is focused on the software development process currently used in industry and practical knowledge that software engineers need today.

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BTH is one of the highest ranked universities in the world in the research area applied software engineering. The focus of the work is to develop software that helps companies become more competitive. This Master’s programme is strongly linked to that research.

Learn more about our research in software engineering

Ericsson Space Lab

As a student within the programme, you will get access to Ericsson Space Lab (2:26)


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Mikael Svahnberg

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