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.
Procedure to join the programme
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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
The online learning management system Canvas is used by all programmes and courses. You can access a Canvas course page when you have activated your student account and registered for the course. In Canvas you can find course information and, for example, lecture notes, assignments, discussion forums, and more.
As a student at BTH, you have access to the e-meeting service Zoom. Using Zoom, you can meet and collaborate with your teachers and classmates. You can find more information about Canvas, Zoom and other digital tools you have access to here.
BTH require all students to use their own computer in their studies. If your programme has specific requirements for hardware or software you can find them here. If your education is online, you also need access to a web- or built-in camera, headset with microphone, and internet connection.
Programme and courses
Courses during the initial semester:
Agile and Lean Software Development , 7,5 credits Period: 2023-August-28 until 2023-October-29 Kurskod: PA2555
Seminar Series in Software Engineering , 7,5 credits Period: 2023-August-28 until 2023-October-29 Kurskod: PA2550
Software Architectures and Quality , 7,5 credits Period: 2023-October-30 until 2024-January-14 Kurskod: PA1453
Requirements Engineering and Product Management , 7,5 credits 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.
At BTH, we work to ensure that all new students find their place, make new friends and feel at home on our campuses in Karlskrona and Karlshamn. “Preppen” is a form of introduction programme that we offer to all new students, read more about Preppen in the Student portal.
- Get started with your studies at BTH, visit Newly admitted students
- Information on Visa and residence permit
- BTH has no student accommodations and cannot make reservations for students. Visit Accommodation for more information.
- Find your way to BTH: Maps and premises
- Visit Contact and service in the Student portal for information regarding the library, IT Helpdesk, and student support including study counselling and studying with disabilities.
- If you still have questions after reading the welcome letter and visiting Newly admitted students, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org