Study cover for Software Engineering
B.Sc. On Campus

Software Engineering

Abu Dhabi University

48 months
12857 EUR/year
12857 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Software Engineering is the application of engineering to the systematic development of software. Join this programme from Abu Dhabi University to learn more.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Software Engineering is a relatively new area of study and is becoming increasingly critical due to the emerging challenges of building reliable quality software systems. Software Engineers apply theoretical knowledge to design, develop, analyze, and test high quality software systems.

The Software Engineering program from Abu Dhabi University will provide you with the skills to design systems, components, and processes to meet desired needs within economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability constraints. You will study courses in software maintenance and evolution, software requirements and specification, software design and architecture, software testing and quality assurance, web design, software engineering, object-orientated design patterns, operating systems, and system and networks administration.

Career opportunities

Software engineering is one of the most in-demand and fastest-growing occupational fields in the MENA region. A software engineering degree provides not only technical IT skills but also a variety of transferable skills valuable for many job roles, including:

  • Software Engineering
  • Applications Developer
  • Database Manager and Administrator
  • Game Developer
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Software Tester
  • Application Analyst
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Senior System Analyst and Developer
  • System Integrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • System and Networks Administration
  • Formal Methods in Software Engineering
  • Intermediate Statistics and Research Methods
  • Physics and Engineering Applications 
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Computer Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


132 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Indian Senior Secondary Certificates (CBSE), or State Board Examinations, or Indian School Certificates awarded by ICSE: Achieving the minimum average of 50% on completing grade 12
    • British System (IGCSE & GCE): Completing a total of 7 subjects from either IGCSE level or AS/A2 levels, in at least 4 of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Art and Design; with a minimum required grade of C for the IGCSE level subjects, D for the AS Levels, and E for A2 subjects. Successfully provide evidence / certificate of completing at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Canadian & American High School Diplomas: Achieving the minimum average of 80% on completing grade 12 or its equivalent of overall average B grade or 3.0/ 4.0
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Successfully completing 6 subjects, with at least 2 at the higher level (HL) and a minimum total of 24 points.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12857 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51428 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    12857 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51428 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • 226,460 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Software Engineering
Abu Dhabi University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings