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Software Engineer Studies at SAE Institute Wien

The Software Engineering program requires logical thinking, abstraction and efficient problem solving. With the help of different programming languages, the doors are thus opened to everything invisible that makes our modern everyday life possible. Be a part of the digital future and make a valuable contribution to digital progress.

What are you learning at SAE Institute?

In the Software Engineer program you will learn the most common programming languages such as PHP, Javascript and Java as well as C++ and C Sharp. You will understand their differences and know how to apply them in the right cases. In addition, you will deal with databases and structures and work on your soft skills as well as agile working methods such as SCRUM, which you can perfect in numerous practical projects.

For whom is the Software Engineering department suitable?

The Software Engineering department is aimed at people who want to look behind the scenes and make the digitized world work. Teamwork and target group thinking are just as important as the programming languages themselves. This is how you simplify complex tasks and applications, making them easy to understand and quick to use. You think abstractly and develop practical solutions that help others.

Career prospects after the Software Engineer degree

After a successful software engineer apprenticeship, many doors will be open to you, especially in the front-end, back-end and project management. Software engineers are in demand and will continue to have a secure career field in the future in order to drive and maintain the advancing digitalization.
Frontend Mobile Developer, Web Developer, App Developer
Backend Software Developer, Tool Developer
Project Management System Architect, Business Analyst

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Structure of our Software Engineer curriculum

Our Software Engineering curriculum is composed of the following modules:

Programming Basics

Software Development

Programming Languages


Law & Security

Project Management

A detailed description of the individual modules, including their main topics, is available in our brochure.

Learning and studying
at SAE Institute Wien

In March and September, you can start your vocational training or your studies with us. You have the same opportunities to learn and study with us in all our departments:

Professional Qualification – Diploma

In 18 months, the SAE Diploma lays the foundation for your professional entry into the creative industries. A high proportion of practical work enables a sound knowledge of the subject, and many practical applications train your own technical skills at an early stage. Accordingly, this makes the SAE Diploma a technical vocational training with strong industry relevance, flexible time management and a high degree of self-determination

Follow your passion for software engineering

Information on the prices of our educational programs as well as a detailed study structure can be found in our online brochure.
If you have any further questions, please contact our experienced educational advisors. They will be happy to help you with your decision.
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