M.Sc. Software Development

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR13390 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
IT University of Copenhagen | Copenhagen, Denmark
The study programme is open both to students with an undergraduate degree in computer science or software development, and to graduates from other study areas. Whether you hold a bachelor in computer science, or in business and marketing, we help you to grow research level expertise in software science.
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Description of Software Development

Software Development gives you access to cutting edge knowledge in software design, programming languages, databases, distributed systems, artificial intelligence, algorithms, software development processes, requirements, organisation and management.

The programme gives you opportunity to work with all phases of the development process – analysis, design, development, test and launch, and you will learn how to design and program software systems of all scales, from mobile applications to web based business solutions.

The programme has an international perspective and is therefore taught in English. In 2011, 38 % of students admitted to Software Development were international students and 20 % were female students.

You can choose between two different admission areas depending on whether or not you have an IT-related background.

  • Design track
  • Advanced Computing track

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Autumn semester: April 1; Spring semester: November 1; Non EU: October 1
Tuition fee
  • EUR 13390 Year (Non-EEA)
  • Free (EEA)

EU/EEA citizens are not to pay any tuition fees (including citizens of the Nordic countries). Non EU/EEA citizens are to pay tuition fees; The tuition fee for a two years full study pr. 1 January 2012 is 200,000 DKK. The tuition fees are payable by biannual instalments in advance of each term, i.e. DKK 50,000 per term.

Start date September  2015, February  2016
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Courses Include:

  • Introductory Programming
  • Introduction to Database Design
  • Course or Project
  • Programming Workshop
  • Foundations of Computing: Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Thesis Preparation
  • Foundations of Computing: Discrete Mathematics
  • Course or Project
  • Specialisation Course 2 (and 3)
  • Software Engineering and Software Qualities
  • Specialisation
  • Course 1

Requirements for Software Development

You are required to have:

  • A university or professional bachelor’s degree, or corresponding degree.
  • If you hold a bachelor's degree from a country outside the EU/EEA, your degree should preferably be within the area of science or engineering.
  • English corresponding to the Danish B-level.
  • Software Development applicants for the Advanced Computing admission area must have a qualifying (bachelor) degree related to software development with substantial programming content. Additionally, applicants must have, during their bachelor studies, studied Programming, Foundations and Software Engineering. This should be thoroughly described in the cover letter.
  • Applicants for the Design admission area must have a bachelor degree in a non-software area.

Work Experience for Software Development

No work experience is required.

More Information

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IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark The IT University of Copenhagen is a Danish globally oriented, independent university founded in 1999. The university teaches and researches within a wide range of subjects in the field of IT, and is dedicated to breaking new ground and enabling Denmark to become exceptionally good at creating value with IT - in a local context as well as through global interaction and cooperation.