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Bachelor of Science Software Engineering


The BSc in Software Engineering, is designed for learners who want to become software engineers. The programme introduces a large array of software development skills which are required to compete in an ever expanding software workforce.

The BSc in Software Engineering is ideal for Grade 12 or equivalent high school graduates aged 18 years and above who want an education that helps prepare them for various jobs and careers in the Information Technology industry.

The following qualification is also available as exit award of the BSc in Software Engineering:

  • Higher Diploma in Computing Software Development – 3 Years

Why enrol on this programme?

Our software engineering students are trained in a variety of programming languages, such as Java, HTML5, JavaScript, Oracle, PL/SQL and XML. They are prepared for an immediate employment in the real-world software market.

The programme is designed in line with international quality standards. It aims to graduate quality software engineers who are equipped with strong theoretical knowledge and practical skills that help them obtain initial positions in their chosen fields; support continued education at the graduate level; and provide a solid foundation for life-long professional growth.


The BSc in Software Engineering programme is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs.

Career Prospects

Software engineers design and develop software that is involved in almost every facet of today's modern society, including computer gaming, business applications, military applications, telecommunication systems, operating systems, and network control systems.

Computer software engineers apply the principles of computer science and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that make computer work. Software engineers can be involved in the design and development of many types of software.


  • Full-time programme is four years

This programme provides an introduction to a wide range of mathematical techniques. A central theme is the development of capacity for solving practical problems.

Mode of delivery

Full-time, credit-hour system, and semester-based.

Course Outline

A typical four-year study plan

Year Semester Module
Year 1 1st Semester English I
Introduction to IT
Introduction to Math
Programming Fundamentals I/td>
Discrete Structures
2nd Semester Islamic Culture
Cross Culture Studies
Digital Fundamentals
Programming Fundamentals II
Fundamentals of Database Systems
Year 2 3rd Semester Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Object – Oriented Programming
Web Design
Advanced Database Systems
Advanced Communication Studies
Internship I
4th Semester Critical Thinking
Data Structures and Algorithms
Introduction to Software Engineering
Web Development Technologies
Environmental Science
 Year 3 5th Semester Statistics and Empirical Methods
Computer Architecture
Operating Systems
Advanced Programming Techniques
Software Requirements and Analysis
Internship II
6th Semester Computer Communications and Networks
Junior Project
Software Construction
Software Engineering Approach to Human Computer Interaction
Software Quality Assurance and Testing
 Year 4 7th Semester Eng Economy
Software Project Management
Graduation Project I
Mobile Application
8th Semester Eng Management
Software Design and Architecture
Graduation Project II
Network Security
Data Mining and Warehousing


The above programme of study is for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change.

  • High School Certificate or its equivalent - A recognised and officially certified secondary school certificate or equivalent, with a minimum score of 80% on average, and a minimum score of 80% in Mathematics and Physics. Applications with scores below 80% may be reviewed and the applicant will be subject to an interview.
  • British Certificates (IGCSE, GCSE, GCE)
    • Five GCSE/IGCSE O-level subjects + 2 GCE AS-level subjects OR
    • Five GCSE/IGCSE O-level subjects + 1 GCE A-level subject with a minimum grade ‘D’ in either Maths or Physics. 
  • Note: The subjects should be in the four streams of Languages, Mathematics, Sciences, and Humanities & Social Studies. With a minimum of grade “B” in both Math and Physics and minimum grade “C” in the rest of the subjects.
  • For any further information regarding specific qualifications, please contact the Admissions Office on +971 4 6050 122/124/174.
English Proficiency

Original certificate for either Emsat (1100); or TOEFL Paper Based (500); or TOEFL CBT (173); or TOEFL IBT (61); or IELTS (5) or PTE Academic (36).

Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees (AED)
N/A 2,625 76,860 per year


*Tuition Fees inclusive of VAT 5%

How to Apply?

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