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University of Mauritius

Moka , n/a ,Mauritius

BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering

The BSc Software Engineering degree concentrates more on the skills needed for a career in the software industry by focusing on the process of building software to a specification.

In Year 1 of Software Engineering, the course will cover all the fundamental topics that any IT students should know to be able to become a professional in the IT sector.

In Year 2, the course concentrates more on technical skills that a software engineer should possess covering aspects like design, implementation and project management. It also brings in real-world concepts like completing work started by other teams, and also working collaboratively with other teams – all of which are things that are common practice in industry.

In year 3, students undertake a final year project in which the student should implement a software system. They have to do two compulsory modules on Web frameworks and Agile methodology, and choose two electives. 

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector being one of the most knowledgeintensive branches of the economy, there is demand for human resource in the software engineering discipline in both the public and private sectors. Software Engineering is a field that deals with highlevel designs and solutions that guide the development of specific software projects or products. The programme is in line with international recommendations of computing curricula for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Software Engineering and designed in collaboration with software industry. The objectives are: ? to produce graduates who are proficient in developing software according to Industry standards, in terms of methodologies and technologies; ? to provide students with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in areas such as software development, testing and software project management; ? to inculcate engineering skills required to do analysis, design and implementation of software systems; ? to impart to graduates essential technical and soft skills to seamlessly make the transition from University to the software development industry and adapt to a professional environment. 


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For Bachelors program the Cambridge Higher School certificate is necessary or equivalent.