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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    January, August

  • Course Duration

    2 years full time

  • Course Type


  • Last Updated

    25 May 2017

Course content

The MSc in Software Engineering builds on a solid background in Computer Science and traditional engineering subjects. The key emphasis is on real problems, state-of-the art methodologies and close connections to industry.

Students can choose between traditional course-based studies and research-based studies. Both of these approaches give students a significant advantage in industry and prepare them for further studies.

Why study Software Engineering at Reykjavik University?
- Small class sizes and close interaction between students and faculty
- Exceptional faculty that feature world-renowned professors and faculty
- Programmes can be tailored to student's interests.
- Courses range from practical to theoretical
- Students can work on cutting-edge research with one of the many research centers
- The University is home to a number of research centers including: Artificial Intelligence, Theoretical Computer Science, Language Technology and Engineering.

The Master´s programme in Software Engineering is ordinarily completed in two years. The programme is available through two study routes, course based or research based.

Course -based route:

Three terms are spent taking courses, the final term students write their thesis. Students must complete 90ECTS of course-work, and at least 30ECTS of project work, which can be a group project.

Research- based route:

Students spend two semesters taking courses and one year working on a research project. Students complete at least 60ECTS of course work and 60ECTS is devoted to an individual research project under the supervision of a faculty member





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