Software Engineering

About the programmme


Mode of studies and duration: full-time (2 years)

Study programme volume: 120 credits

Language(s) of instruction: Lithuanian/ English

Tuition Fees:

Qualification degree awarded: Master of Information Sciences in Software Engineering

Admission requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification


The purpose of Software Engineering programme is to prepare high qualification software engineers that are able to carry out independently research; to lead software development, maintenance and process improvement projects; to apply their knowledge in different application areas; to make decisions under conditions of limited information, and logically, unambiguously and clearly argue them among specialists and non-specialists.

Why Software Engineering?

  • Graduates of the programme acquire knowledge in technologies and management, and abilities to lead projects of software development, maintenance and process improvement.
  • Study programme combines a practical orientation with a developing ability to conduct research work.

Career opportunities

A graduate will be ready to work as a project manager in information technologies, as a manager of software process improvement; in addition, as an analyst, designer, programmer or researcher in private and public sectors in Lithuania or abroad.

International mobility

Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner University or do internship abroad.