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Software Engineering

Are you forward-thinking and do you want to actively shape the digital future, make it safer and as convenient and simple as possible for users?

Logical thinking and abstracting the real-world sound fun and fascinating to you? You will learn how to optimize processes and simplify tasks, make them easy, fast and secure to give computer users room for creativity. You will make a valuable contribution to a digitized world and acquire comprehensive knowledge in the areas of security and sustainability in programming.

Course content (excerpts from the curriculum)

Programming basics

Software Architecture, Data Structures, Clean Code

Software development

Databases, APIs, Docker, Git, Cloud

Programming languages

C++, C#, JavaScript, PHP, Python


Scrum, Agile Working, Soft Skills

Law & Security

Copyright, Licensing, Open Source, Threat Modeling, GDPR Compliance

Project management

Conception, Leadership, Software Architecture


Job descriptions in software development


Mobile Developer, Web Developer, App Developer


Software Developer, Tool Developer

Project Management

System Architect, Business Analyst

Learn and study

Course starts: March and September

Diploma: Professional training / Professional development

Bachelor: Full-time degree / Part-time degree

Master: Specialization / Professional qualification

18 months Diploma
The SAE Diploma provides the foundation for a career in the audio industry in 18 months. With a practical part of 80%, it enables a profound knowledge of the industry and many practical application studies train the own technical skills at an early stage. This makes the SAE Diploma a technical professional education with strong industry relevance, flexible time management and a high level of self-design.
18 months Bachelor
The study program includes two course parts, the prestigious and industry-recognized Diploma, and a BachelorĀ“s degree part where additional skills are learned and fields such as creative industry processes, project management, copyright and special techniques are taught. The program will lead to an internationally recognized BA/BSc (Hons) degree, validated by the University of Hertfordshire in London. The normal duration of study for the BA/BSc (Hons) including the Diploma is 36 months.

Admission requirements

Own notebook with internet access for theory tests, online lectures and lecture notes

For Bachelor

The admission requirement for our BA/BSc (Hons) bachelorĀ“s degree program is the successful completion of the diploma.


Your career advisor at the campus





Our career advisors on campus will show you the opportunities within SAE during an on-site visit and inform you about departments, course content as well as job prospects and are happy to answer all your questions individually.

Become part of the successful community yourself

Take a look behind the scenes in a workshop at the campus of your choice or in an online session.