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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

3 Years | Online | 180 ECTS Credits

Earn a bachelor degree with 180 ECTS on elite software engineering with:

  • Live interactive workshops to facilitate learning
  • Individual and group support through peer-reviews, action learning sets
  • Mentoring from industry professionals
  • Extensive digital library with interactive content
  • Portfolio building to get you job-ready
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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Graduate with a bachelor degree and two professional certifications

SOFTWARE ENGINEER CERTIFICATE

Year 1 & 2 | Online

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT & FREELANCER CERTIFICATE

Year 3 | Online

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE

Year 3 | Freelance Project & Online

WHY SOFTWARE ENGINEERING?

INCREASE YOUR FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Some software engineers work for the world’s top tech companies, others work for themselves. As a software engineer, you can work anywhere in the world and under the terms you want.

GAIN A HIGH-VALUE AND A VERSATILE SKILL SET

Both a designer and a developer, a software engineer is a critical chain to any business. Gain next generation skills that you can apply in any industry.

INCREASE YOUR JOB PROSPECTS

Start a reputable career with endless job opportunities. The demand for software engineers is projected to continue to increase, find a high-paying job when you graduate.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME?

Are you tired of endless lectures, exams, and textbooks?
Join a new approach to learning and education that values and empowers the learner.

LEARN EVERYWHERE, ANYTIME

With our online programme, you can study anywhere in the world. Since our degrees are part-time, you have time to start or continue your professional career while you master software engineering.

COMMUNITY OF EXPERTS

Online studies are not necessarily lonely. You will have weekly workshops with your course facilitator and live sessions with your mentor and peers to get the best of ELU's experience.

BUILD A PORTFOLIO

Increase your practice by working on real projects. Showcase your learning in a strong portfolio that shows you are ready to join the job market by mastering the world's most in-demand skills.

BECOME A TRUSTED LEADER

Our courses teach you more than tech. Learn the tools, techniques, and strategies you need to excel in leadership skills like communication, teamwork, and consultancy.

ENROLMENT DATES

February, November

Total duration of the Bachelor Programme is 3 years. | Average course load is 12-20 hours per week.

PROGRAMME FEE

2900 Euro per year.

Students can pay in 1, 2 or 4 installments per year.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept applications on a rolling basis.

No application fee. Pay the 250 Euro nonrefundable registration fee only when you are accepted and are ready to book your seat. 

EQUIP YOURSELF WITH THE RIGHT SKILLS

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

AGILE FRONT-END & BACK-END PROGRAMMING

DEVELOPING & DEPLOYING SOFTWARE

ANALYSING SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

DATA STRUCTURES & ALGORYTHMS

DESIGNING SOFTWARE & ARCHITECTURE

ENSURING SOFTWARE SECURITY

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

ANALYTICAL THINKING

SELF-AWARENESS

STRUCTURED PROBLEM SOLVING

COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT

TEAM PLAYING

TRUSTED ADVISOR

THE LEARNER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy flexible self-study and being part of a learner community. Get hands-on practice with your weekly projects and assignments and learn with and from your faculty and peers. In practice, a typical week would look like this:

CURIOUS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BACHELOR PROGRAMMES?

CURRICULUM

YEAR 1: Developing Software Engineering Competencies

Coding basics and fundamentals, variables, loop statements, the coding environment, the terminal, imperative programming, basic architecture, coding norms, basic algorithms, basic data structures, and scripting.

Re-build basic C libraries, SSL, RSA, memory management, graphical interfaces, basic blockchain, basic Unix programming, printf, LS; ends with the classic Core War (compiler and virtual machine in Assembly).

Basic web development, event programming, declarative programming, databases, algorithms, data structures, Bash/Shell, software architecture, web application architecture, memory allocation, using APIs, object-oriented design.

YEAR 2: Developing Software Engineer Competencies

Distributed computing, FTP and network programming, protocols, rebuilding Slack, servers, Elixir and functional programming, advanced databases, artificial intelligence, Unix low-level debugging, system admin work, Kubernetes, deep software architecture, rebuilding video conferencing application, imperative programming, expert C++, pub/sub.

Kernel, open source projects, final project chosen by learner in area of specialty or industry in which they want to work.

YEAR 3: Developing Agile & Freelancing Competencies

Get the agile fundamentals, the mindset and the frameworks like Scrum to build software more efficiently.

Prepare yourself as a free-lancer, discover your drivers and strength, and present yourself in the free-lancing world.

Discover how to appeal to clients, understand and assess their needs to offer a software solution.

Learn how to establish the dialogue with clients and get the formal commitment to deliver results.

Establish trust and maintain rapport with the client to ensure client loyalty.

Get and complete a client project as a free-lancer.

TAUGHT BY A FACULTY TEAM OF PRACTITIONERS AND ACADEMICS

WHO CAN JOIN THIS PROGRAMME?

The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering is a rigorous, entry-level bachelor’s programme. Whether you have 10 years of work experience, or are just getting started, this programme will help you gain all the skills you need to start working as a software engineer.

 This programme is suitable if:

  • You are a high-school graduate ready to start a hot job in tech.
  • You are a working professional ready to make your next career move.
  • You have an associate’s degree or had to interrupt your undergraduate education and are now dedicated to getting your bachelor’s degree.
  • You got a taste of coding during a bootcamp and want to make this your career.
  • You breathe tech.
  • You are both a learner and a mentor.
  • You want to be part of transforming education.
  • The Bachelor in Software Engineering is a rigorous, entry-level bachelor’s programme. Whether you have 10 years of work experience, or are just getting started, this programme will help you gain all the skills you need to start working as a software engineer.

If you are unsure whether you meet the prerequisites for the course, please write us at admissions@elu.nl

 

RECOGNITION AND ACCREDITATION

As a fully recognised European university our bachelor degrees (180 ECTS) are awarded out of our principal place of establishment, Northern Cyprus.
European Leadership University (ELU) has received it educational license in 2015 with the official decree and approval by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. We have received Institutional accreditation in 2016 and achieved full programme accreditation in 2017 by the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council, Nicosia which is represented at The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), the umbrella organisation for recognised government accreditation agencies in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).