Welcome letter Master’s Programme in Software Engineering – Autumn-24

Congratulations on your admission!

Welcome to the Master's Programme in Software Engineering

at Blekinge Institute of Technology!

We expect to greet you at Campus Karlskrona on 2 September for your first day!

Updated: The programme introduction will be held at 09.00 in room Multisal J1504. Your first day will also include introductory- and social activities. Make sure to visit the Student portal for a detailed programme.

Make sure to visit our International student guide, where you will find dates for upcoming webinars, practical information and support for your next steps.


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. 

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: 2024-November-04 until 2025-January-19 Kurskod: PA1453

, 7,5 hp Period: 2024-November-04 until 2025-January-19 Kurskod: PA2591

, 7,5 hp Period: 2024-September-02 until 2024-November-03 Kurskod: PA2550

, 7,5 hp Period: 2024-September-02 until 2024-November-03 Kurskod: PA2555

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

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.

A warm welcome to BTH!

Mikael Svahnberg

Programme manager


Further questions?

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