BERGEN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Master in Software Engineering

Bergen University College offers a joint masters program in Software Engineering with the University of Bergen. The program is organized in different courses, totally 60 ETCS and a thesis on 60 ETCS. The students will receive a joint degree from Bergen University College and the University of Bergen.
Students attending the program will gain competence on creating high quality reliable software products in a systematic, controlled and efficient manner, with important emphasis on analysis, specification, design and evolution.
The candidates are also trained in evaluating and choosing the right technologies, methods and tools to develop complex ICT systems. The program is research based. The candidates will learn about research methods in Software Engineering and documents these skills in a master thesis

Contact (person and/or unit) University of Bergen
Telephone (+47) 55 58 75 04
Email admission@hib.no
Programme duration 4 semesters (2 years)
Application deadline Application deadline for students residing abroad (self-financing international students): December 1.

Application deadline for students residing in Norway (with Norwegian ID-number):

For study start August: April 15.

For study start January: November 1.
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites 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. The Master's Degree Programme in Programme Development receives approx. 140 - 180 applications from self-financing students each year. Approx. five applicants are given an offer of admission.

The average grade of the Bachelor's degree must be at least 2nd class upper division/B or the equivalent as academic result.
Tuition Government funded - No tuition.
Subject area Engineering/Technology
Degree level Master
City Bergen
Credits 120 ECTS credits
Language of teaching English
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