Welcome letter Master’s Programme in Software Engineering – Autumn-22

Congratulations on your admission!

Welcome to the Master's Programme in Software Engineering

at Blekinge Institute of Technology!

The programme runs full-time from 29 August 2022 to 2 June 2024. Please note, to keep your place on the programme, you must fulfil the steps in the section below: “Procedure to join the programme”. The mandatory course registration on-line will open 29 July and close 8 August. The mandatory roll call is held 29 August at 09.00 CET in room J1620 at campus Karlskrona. 4 September is the absolute last day for your arrival at BTH.

An introduction week will begin 22 August, including introductory- and social activities. Make sure to visit the Student portal for a detailed programme.

We encourage you to visit the page for Newly admitted students where you will find useful and practical information, including support and help with your next steps.

A warm welcome to BTH!

Mikael Svahnberg

Programme manager


Procedure to join the programme

You must fulfil these steps to keep your place on the programme.

  1. Tuition fee (deadline 15 May)
    Visit the tuition fee page for information.
  1. Apply for a residence permit (as soon as possible)
    Visit the Migration agency home page for more information, if you will take a Campus programme.  
  1. Activate student account (from 21 March)
    You will recieve an email with instructions, read more on  Student Portal – Get started
  1. Register for the courses (from 26 July)
    You must register on-line for the courses to keep your place on the programme. Instructions are on Student portal – Get started
  1.  Programme start (2 September)
    If you cannot participate in the programme introduction, report this by email to the programme manager. 

Equipment and digital tools

BTH requires students to use their own computers for studies. Your programme might have specific hardware or software requirements, make sure to check here if your program is listed and find out what you need. Additionally, for online education, ensure you have a camera, a headset with a microphone, and an internet connection.

All programs and courses use the online learning management system Canvas. Once you activate your student account and register for a course, you can access your Canvas course page. You can find more information about Canvas, Zoom, and other digital tools you have access to here.

Programme and courses

You can find programme syllabus and information on the programme's web page and Canvas page.

Courses during the initial semester:

, 7,5 hp Period: 2022-August-29 until 2022-October-30 Kurskod: PA2555

, 7,5 hp Period: 2022-August-29 until 2022-October-30 Kurskod: PA2550

, 7,5 hp Period: 2022-October-31 until 2023-January-15 Kurskod: PA1453

, 7,5 hp Period: 2022-October-31 until 2023-January-15 Kurskod: PA2591

Before starting the programme, it is a good idea to brush up on your programming skills and your English writing skills. A good programming refresher can be found here. A good way to get in touch with your future colleagues is to join the chatroom on Gitter.

Further questions?

If you still have questions after reading this welcome letter and visiting
International student guide, please contact studentreception@bth.se.