Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Learn more about our Master's programme Software Engineering.

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Software Engineering, MSc

Most innovations in the automotive sector have been based on electronics and software. Developments such as mobility services, autonomous driving or automated driving, networking, infotainment and e-mobility contribute significantly to the industry.

With the number of software-controlled functions in an automatic car, its IT architecture is also changing towards central, virtual high-speed computers. Our goal is to provide students with the most the state-of-the-art technology that will enable them to work and innovate in the automotive domain and any other business domain available in the market today.

Start | Language of Instruction

  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March
  • English


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  • EU applicants standard: € 820 monthly
  • Non-EU applicants standard: € 10,938 yearly
  • Dubai applicants:
    AED 73,500 (1.5 Years)
    AED 91,875 (2 Years)

Credits | Duration | Degree

  • 60, 90 or 120 ECTS
  • 2, 3 or 4 semesters
  • Master of Science (MSc)

Study Option

Choose between the Standard Track (120 ECTS) and the Fast Track (60 or 90 ECTS) study options based on your previous education.

The Master’s programme Software Engineering comprises 2,3 or 4 semesters. Learn more about the course content in the curriculum.

UE Innovation Hub - where Tech & Data meet Design

Start your Master’s programme in Software Engineering at the UE Innovation Hub in Germany: Watch our students Kacper and Adel take you through this amazing Campus near Berlin.

Our degree programme is tailored to the requirements of the modern, dynamic labour market and teaches the ability to solve even the most complex tasks. During the course of your studies, you will learn, among other things, how to design software architecture, produce clean and well-documented code and follow best practices from various fields. The Master’s in Software Engineering is taught entirely in English at UE to prepare you for a career in international companies after graduation. You can complete the Master’s in 2, 3 or 4 semesters – thanks to our Master’s reform, the programme can be designed flexibly.

idm master students

More flexible, more interdisciplinary, and more practice-oriented – the new Master’s programmes make the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) even more attractive! Students of selected MA programmes at UE have the choice of a Master’s degree in 60, 90, or 120 ECTS which gives them full flexibility. Students can apply for one of the three options depending on the education they’ve already achieved and how many ECTS they’ve already accumulated in their previous Bachelor’s (or Master’s) courses. Practical experience will also be taken under consideration.

Cooperation Partners

Gain access to internships and real- life business projects in a range of leading companies.

  • Vispa logo

    Digital start-ups

  • kloeckner.i

    Innovation hubs


    Fintech incubators

Learn from our Experts

Here you will find further valuable information about our professors and their career.

Prof. Dr. Rand Kouatly

Prof. Dr. Rand Kouatly

Prof. Dr. Rand Kouatly is the programme Director for Software Engineering / Bachelor & Master of Software Engineering at UE Germany.

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