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Software Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #400 (QS) Islamabad, Pakistan
The Software Engineering program of the National University of Sciences and Technology is designed to train students to become software engineers that are equipped to handle all phases of the software development process. The core courses include Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Software Quality Engineering, Software Project Management, etc.
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Why join this program?

The aim of the Software Engineering program of the National University of Sciences and Technology is to produce well-rounded software engineers who can fulfill the demand for software researchers, academics and developers in Pakistan. While the study of software engineering has a lot in common with computer science, software engineers learn much more about creating high-quality software in a systematic, controlled, and efficient manner.

Unique Features

The Software Engineering programme will teach students, the application of engineering concepts, techniques, and methods for the design, development, deployment and maintenance of software systems. Our graduates will be qualified professionals involved in the technical work of designing, documenting, coding and testing large software products. They will also be responsible for tasks such as directing projects, managing teams, estimating costs and resources, assessing business plans, reviewing proposals and suggesting innovations.

The programme will focus on imparting the knowledge and training which should enable students to harmonize theory with practice, concept with application and problem with solution. It will prepare them to apply ably engineering principles, practices and processes to design, develop, deploy and maintain software systems. The program will lead to development of students’ professional and interpersonal skills.

Associated Careers

With software permeating virtually all aspects of our work, a Software Engineering graduate has the option to work in many different sectors such as software industry, telecommunication, finance, healthcare, transport, etc. Other engineering areas like aeronautical, automotive, etc. also have increasing needs for software engineering. In addition, the SE program develops a strong background for pursuing higher education and research. Graduates from our programs are studying and doing research at some of the best universities and institutes around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    136 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Software Requirements Engineering
  • Software Design and Architecture
  • Software Construction
  • Formal Methods
  • Software Quality Engineering

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • ​O level (SSC) equivalence of “Science group” and A level (HSSC) equivalence of “Pre-Engineering group” including Maths, Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Islamabad

  • 36883 - 51240 PKR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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