University of Bergen

Software Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

Programming theory: The graduated candidates should have gained solid, scientific based knowledge and skills in informatics. They should be introduced into scientific methods and they will be trained to work independent with complex and challenging problems. They will gain great competence in programming, on one side, - theoretical and practical, and a good overview over other areas, on the other side.

Software development: The study offers a specialization in software development. The emphasis lies on training and use of advanced system and software development methods and technologies. The objective is to educate candidates with a great competence in advanced software technology with focus on practical problems. After finishing the program the students should be well-prepared to develop all types of software and software systems as well in technological areas as in administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms
  • Modelling of Computing
  • Program Specification
  • Introduction to Program Translation
  • Category Theory
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Selected Topics in Programming Theory
For more information please visit the progroamme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You must have obtained a first degree (bachelor's degree) of three or four years duration from an approved institution of higher education.

Your bachelor's degree must include mimimum 20 ECTS of Mathematics and minimum 60 ECTS of Informatics/Computer science.

Additional credits in Mathematics and/or Informatics can be an advantage.

Documentation of proficiency in English is also necessary if you are reciding abroad, or you have an international background.

Note that the master's programme has a limited number of places.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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The University of Bergen is publicly funded and offers tuition-free quality education for all students, regardless of citizenship.

Living costs for Bergen

7990 - 8840 NOK/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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