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Software Engineering

Would you like to actively shape the digital future, make it safer, comfortable and easy to navigate for users?
Our Software Engineering Program teaches you more than just code – you will be actively designing the technologies of tomorrow. Boring theory is a thing of yesterday, learning by doing is what our courses at SAE Institute are all about. Shape tomorrow’s world.
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Software Engineering Department

In our Software Engineering Department, you will learn to think logically, find solutions and implement new ideas. In other words, you will 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.

While studying at SAE Institute, you’ll get plenty of hands-on experience, which will be a great benefit when you start your career in the industry. There are numerous job opportunities in the software industry, ranging from innovative store systems to autonomous driving. And who knows what technologies await you after you graduate?

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Frontend Mobile Developer, Web Developer, App Developer
Backend Software Developer, Tool Developer
Project Management System Architect, Business Analyst

Content from the Software Engineering Curriculum

Programming Basics

software architecture, data structures, clean code

Software Development

databases, APIs, docker, GIT, cloud, C++, C#


scrum, agile working, soft skills, communication

Law & Security

copyright, licensing, opensource, threat modeling, GDPR compliance

Project Management

conception, leadership, business analysis, process optimization

Professional Qualification – Diploma

The SAE Diploma opens the door for a career in the creative industries in just 18 months. With a high practical component, you will acquire sound knowledge of the subject, and practical exercises will help you to develop technical skills at an early stage. The SAE Diploma offers professional technical training that equips students with strong, industry-relevant skills. Moreover, it facilitates flexible time management and a high degree of autonomy.

The newly launched Advanced Diploma is an ideal option for those who want to focus on the creation of a comprehensive and substantial portfolio. During the Advanced Diploma, you will complete an interdisciplinary or multi-semester project as part of a team, and you will learn about different aspects and issues associated with such projects. This will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of work processes and interconnecting fields while expanding the technical skills you acquired during the diploma.

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