M.Sc. Software Technology 120 Credits

Linnaeus University

Application deadline: January 15
Tuition fee:
  • Free (EEA)
  • € 13,650 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: August  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

This programme focuses on development of complex software systems – large software projects featuring millions of lines of code and advacnced techniques such as web services, distributed systems, component-based development and parallel processing.

Within software technology you study theories, methods and tools for efficient development of complex and high-quality software. The programme emphasises both theoretical and practical aspects of software development. It prepares you for a career as professional in software engineering, specifically as a specialist in efficient development of complex software systems, but you will also have the opportunity to pursue an academic career.
During the first year of the programme (shared with the one-year master programme), you will get a solid foundation in software technology through a number of general courses in computer science at advanced level. This is supplemented by studies of mathematics and research methodology that are relevant for the subjects.
In the second year we focus on the practical aspects of software technology. We present the latest tools within software development and often do project work together with industry or research groups. The education ends with a thesis work.

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Your future

After this programme, you will probably work as a software developer at a consultancy firm or at the IT department of a big enterprise. From that you can move on to work as a project coordinator, a software technology expert, or possibly as a manager. You will also have the opportunity to pursue an academic career, starting with a PhD education.

Degree

Master of Science (two years) with specialization in software technology. Major subject: computer science.

Fields of interest: Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Science/IT

Facts

Level: Second Level

Department: Faculty of Technology

Requirements

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or the equivalent, and a solid practical experience of object-oriented programming.
  • English B/6 or the equivalent.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 575
TOEFL iBT® test: 90

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