Welcome letter Master’s Programme in Software Engineering – Autumn-23

Congratulations on your admission!

Welcome to the Master's Programme in Software Engineering

at Blekinge Institute of Technology!

The programme runs full-time from 28 August 2023 to 8 June 2025.

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 online will open 28 July and close 9 August.

We expect you to be present at campus Karlskrona on the first day 28 August and participate in the programme introduction at 09.00 CET in room J1620.

We strongly suggest that you participate in the introduction week, beginning 21 August, including introductory- and social activities. Make sure to visit the Student portal for a detailed programme.

Please 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

mikael.svahnberg@bth.se

Procedure to join the programme

  1. Tuition fee (deadline 15 May)

Non-EU/EEA students are required to pay tuition fee. Visit the tuition fee page for information and access your BTH tuition fee account. If the payment is not received by BTH by the deadline, you will lose your place on the programme.

  1. Apply for a residence permit (as soon as possible)

Non-EU/EEA students admitted to on-campus programmes must apply for a residence permit to study in Sweden. The tuition fee must be paid before submitting the residence permit application. Visit the Migration agency home page for more information.

  1. Activate student account (from 2 April)

You can activate student account when you receive an e-mail from BTH regarding your student account. More information and a link to activation are available on Student Portal – Get started. If you have not received an e-mail regarding student account one week before the registration period closes, please contact the IT Helpdesk.

  1. Register for the courses (28 July to 9 August)

You must register for the courses to keep your place on the programme. Register in Ladok for students, instructions are on Student portal – Get started. You can find the registration periods here. If you cannot carry out the registration yourself, contact studentreception@bth.se.

  1. Programme introduction (28 August)

We expect you to be present at campus Karlskrona on the first day 28 August and participate in the programme introduction at 09.00 CET in room J1620. 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: 2023-August-28 until 2023-October-29 Kurskod: PA2550

, 7,5 hp Period: 2023-August-28 until 2023-October-29 Kurskod: PA2555

, 7,5 hp Period: 2023-October-30 until 2024-January-14 Kurskod: PA1453

, 7,5 hp Period: 2023-October-30 until 2024-January-14 Kurskod: PA2591

Before starting the programme, it is a good idea to brush up on your programming skills and your English writing skills. 

Further questions?

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

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