RWTH Aachen University

Software Systems Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Systems
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  01 Mar/15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
Directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or another closely related discipline.

You need to have the following scores in your Graduate Record Examination (GRE):

  • Quantitative reasoning: at least 75th percentile (25% best).
  • Verbal reasoning: at least 15th percentile (85% best).
  • Analytical writing: score of at least 3.5.

The candidate should have a substantial background in computer science and mathematics. Typically this would include courses in the following areas: calculus, discrete mathematics, linear algebra, probability theory, numerical computations, computer architecture, fundamentals of computer programming, programming languages, software engineering, data structures and algorithms, analysis of algorithms, automata theory and formal languages, computability and complexity theory, mathematical logic.

In addition, an applicant should have at least two advanced undergraduate courses on specialized topics such as distributed systems, information systems, operating systems, and compilers.

GPA Comment

Candidates should have performed above average in their undergraduate studies. You'll need to have a minimum GPA of 65% in your first degree for application.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With at least a grade of B.
IELTS
min 5.5
TOEFL iBT
min 90
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by the placement test of the RWTH Language Center with level B2 (MK 7).

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
Directly at the University
Application Fee:
none

Further Information


For more information please check the

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