Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology - Software Engineering
Saxion University of Applied Sciences
EUR 8,190 / per year **
01 Apr 2024*
Earliest start date
* deadline varies depending on the student's nationality. Contact the university for more info
** Tuition fee (EU/EEA students) € 2.314 per year (50% reduction for first-year EU/EEA students)
It is everywhere! Ordering tickets for a concert, applying for a student loan, calling your friend who is away on a study trip – this and more can all be done online nowadays. IT specialists play a key role in keeping such day-to-day activities running smoothly. The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering is an excellent preparation for a dynamic career. Are you keen to design and develop creative applications?
Within the four-year program of Software Engineering you will learn to design and develop software: from idea to realization. You will learn the craftsmanship of software development. Learn how to design robust, maintainable software. Learn all about subjects such as object orientation, algorithms & data structures, designing and developing methods for software, web applications, mobile applications, server-side software, search engines, system architecture, networks, databases, security, etc. You can specialize in different subjects such as Big Data Technologies, Advanced Mobile and Hybrid Development, or the Internet of Things.
Subjects year 1
- Organization & IT
- Introduction to Programming
- Introduction to Infrastructures + IT Fundamentals
- Object Oriented Programming
- Web Basics
- Software Development Principles
- Requirements Engineering + Introductions Algorithms and Data Structures
- Multiple projects
The Second Year
Collaboration project with the business sector
The second year will conclude with a large project in which you will work for a real customer. In preparation for this project,
you will study the contents of the chosen profile in-depth in year 2 through various modules.
Top Talent Programme
From the second year onwards, you will have the opportunity to qualify for the Saxion Top Talent Programme. This program offers you the opportunity to further develop your talents so that you will experience a simple and smooth transition from higher professional education to university education. Want to find out more? Read all the info on the Top Talent Programme.
Subjects year 2
- Web Advanced
- Complex Data Structures
- System Design
- Parallel Computing
- Internet Technology
- Embedded Programming
- Advanced Data Management
- Research, Law & Ethics
The Third Year
In the third and fourth years, you will further specialize yourself. You will work on an internship assignment with a company of your choice, you will focus on the future possibilities of ICT, and you will choose from various minors to deepen or broaden your knowledge. Examples of broadening minors are psychology, photography, or even history.
The Fourth Year
Become an expert!
The fourth year consists of a six-month specialization phase. You will immerse yourself in a topical issue within the subject area. After completing the specialization, you will be ready for your final test: the graduation assignment. This will conclude your degree program.
- Front-end developer
- Back-end developer
- Data Scientist / Artificial intelligence engineer / Big data Engineer
- Systems Analyst
- Systems Architect
- Internet of Things engineer
- Mobile application engineer