Master in Software Engineering

Duration10 Months
LanguageEnglish
LocationMadrid
IntakeOctober
Mode of StudyFull-Time
FormatIn-person
Duration10 Months
LanguageEnglish
LocationMadrid
IntakeOctober
Mode of StudyFull-Time
FormatIn-person

GAIN REAL-WORLD AND IN-DEMAND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING SKILLS

In today's increasingly globalized world, companies require software engineers to remain competitive in the digital arena. Entrepreneurship and software development have become intertwined, highlighting the growing demand for software engineers, developers, QA analysts, testers, and other related profiles. This demand is projected to continue growing steadily until 2030 across all industries. Professionals with expertise in cloud services, artificial intelligence, machine learning, software as a service (SaaS), cybersecurity, and big data analysis can look forward to abundant job opportunities, enabling them to revolutionize and redefine the technology landscape.

Recognizing the evolving demands of the digital market, IE University introduces the Master in Software Engineering, tailored to equip ambitious professionals like yourself with a deep understanding of the entrepreneurial requirements of the digital landscape. Guided by a world-class faculty drawn from top software companies, consultancies, and industry leaders such as BMC Software, Infosys, Carto, Fitizens, Amazon, Google, and IBM, you'll gain insight into the intricacies of the software development world.

Throughout this intensive 10-month program, you will apply your technical skills to real-world scenarios, mastering the latest technologies and comprehending their far-reaching impacts on businesses and society.

The curriculum delves into the emergence of low-code applications, essential tools bridging information technology and business. These have become integral to everyday business processes in solutions like MailChimp and Google Forms. You'll also delve into cloud-based software platforms, emphasizing the entrepreneurial dimension inherent to all our programs.

The program equips you with the knowledge and skills to develop, manage, launch, and market your own software products, adopting a holistic 360° approach that encompasses both the entrepreneurial and technical aspects. This unique emphasis on the synergy between business and software engineering ensures that you graduate with the skill set and expertise needed to keep your career and your organization ahead of the curve.

* The 2024-2025 full-time program starts on September 30th.

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REASONS TO STUDY A MASTER IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

LEARN CUTTING EDGE TECH DEVELOPMENT

GAIN A GLOBAL MINDSET & NETWORK

HANDS-ON LEARNING FOR THE REAL WORLD

DESIGN YOUR OWN CAREER PATH

GET A HEAD START IN THE JOB

Alvaro Marin PacchioniGlobal Recruitment Manager

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University private degree

This is a University Private Degree from IE Universidad*, and taught in IE School of Science and Technology. More information on what earnin g a University Private Degree from IE Universidad entails.

*IE Universidad is a University officially recognized by the Spanish education authorities, allowed to grant both University Official Degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees), which are specifically regulated and accredited by Spanish Ministry of Education and University Private Degrees (Master), that are specifically designed by the University towards the professional application of their studies and the constant update of higher education, preserving the educational standards of excellence of IE. Both types of degrees are equally backed by the rigor and prestige of IE University.

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WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR

IE University molds students into future-forward and versatile professionals and entrepreneurs, using methodologies that put innovation and employability at the forefront.

FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO…

have a STEM background and are looking to design, develop, and manage innovative software solutions.

LOOKING FOR…

a program on the edge of the discipline that combines top professionals in software engineering with business through practical projects and the opportunity to specialize in your chosen field.

TO BECOME...

a professional master in software engineering with the most updated and extensive toolkit to succeed in a revolutionized market.

LEARN FROM GOOGLE'S PROFESSIONALS

Experts in top-level software and programming will offer valuable insights into the latest advancements in software development and entrepreneurship, empowering you to thrive in this dynamic and competitive digital market.

CAREER-FOCUSED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING PROGRAM

IE University molds students into future-forward and versatile professionals, using methodologies that put innovation and employability at the forefront.

DEVELOP, MANAGE, VENTURE

Our institution’s entrepreneurial mindset means the program expands your knowledge and skills well beyond the technical, and into the business realm. From business-specific skills to new tools to generate software, you’ll learn to conceive, develop, test, and turn your own ideas into profitable ventures.

TRANSFORMATIVE KNOWLEDGE

You’ll learn the foundations of software engineering, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. You will become a business-savvy expert who designs and develops software that will change the way we work and live.

LEARN FROM THE REAL PIONEERS OF THE NEW DIGITAL ECONOMY

Our faculty is made up of a diverse group of academics and professionals who bring real-world expertise to the classroom.

ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES

You will work with your team on practical projects right from the start. You’ll work directly with corporate partners to develop tech applied to real business use cases.

OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS

No industry or business can escape the need to innovate and integrate tech into their operations and strategy. You’ll be the expert they’re looking for.

UNSURE IF THIS IS THE RIGHT PROGRAM TO HELP YOU ON YOUR PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY?

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A CITY OF OPPORTUNITY

Madrid offers the perfect blend of traditional culture, a fast-growing economy, professional opportunities and fun. Study in a city full of possibilities, ideal for any ambitious professional.​

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CULTURE

Madrid is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, exploding with music, art, history and gastronomy. In this city that never sleeps, you can find whatever suits your interests and budget — everything from alternative culture hubs to some of the world’s most spectacular museums, world-class theater to the raw power of flamenco or all-night dancing. Whether you are on our central campus, exploring one of the city’s iconic neighborhoods or enjoying a cold drink and tapas on a sunny terrace, you will always feel at home in Madrid.  

ACTIVE ​

Madrid’s energy fuels movement. One of the world’s greenest cities, it contains massive central parks ideal for walking, running and cycling. Just north of the city, you’ll find a stunning mountain range where you can hike, climb and even ski in the winter. Rather watch sports? Madrid is famous for its world-class teams and tournaments. Venturing further, in just a two-hour train ride, you can access a whopping nine UN World Heritage Sites. Want to go further still? Madrid’s an ideal base to explore Morocco, as well as a variety of other destinations in Europe. 

FRIENDLY AND DIVERSE

Madrid is a multicultural city that prides itself on openness. Discrimination due to gender, sexual orientation, religion or race is not tolerated. Instead, the city celebrates the diversity of its residents. Head to the neighborhoods of Lavapiés or Malasaña to experience the city’s rich cosmopolitan influences and enjoy food and culture from all corners of the world. Or check out the stylish barrio of Chueca to explore the heart of the city’s vibrant LGBT+ community. No matter who you are, you’re sure to fit right in.  

Madrid is life

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FAQs

What Is a Master’s in Software Engineering?

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A master in software engineering is a program that shapes professionals who can develop, manage and venture tech products. By studying our Master in Software Engineering, you’ll be equipped to address the challenges posed by new technologies and their impact on both business and society.

Is a master's degree in software engineering worth it?

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In today’s digital economy, companies in all sectors are looking to recruit skilled software engineers. Forecasts show the demand for software professionals will surge by 25% before 2030. Fortunately, our Master in Software Engineering will give you the competitive edge needed to stand out.

Do software engineers with master’s degrees get paid more?

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Having a master’s degree in software engineering could boost your earning potential and increase your chances of promotion. Salaries for software engineers with a master’s degree can be up to 33% higher than for those with a bachelor’s degree.

Which master degree is best for software engineer?
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What makes our Master in Software Engineering unique is its focus on the synergies between entrepreneurship and software engineering. By the time you graduate, you’ll possess the technical skills and entrepreneurial mindset to succeed in a variety of industries and roles. Additionally, our partnerships with top tech firms grant you real-world experience alongside academic expertise.

How many years is a master’s degree in software engineering?
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Our Master in Software Engineering is a full-time, in-person program that you can complete in just 10 months.

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