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Software Technology 

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Ph. D. On Campus
24 months
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About

Part of 4TU Stan Ackermans Institute, the Software Technology  programme from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) offers a salaried two-year technological designer program on a doctorate level for MSc graduates with a degree in the field of Computer Science or a related field.

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Overview

Like a PhD candidate, you will have the status of TU/e employee after being selected for this program. 

The Software Technology   programme from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)  is designed to prepare you for an industrial career as a technological designer, and later on as a software or system architect. It starts with 14 months of advanced training and education, including 4 small, industry driven training projects, followed by a major design project of 10 months in a company.

The technological designer programs lead to a Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) degree. 

These programs are given under the banner of 4TU.School for Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute, a joint initiative of the four universities of technology in the Netherlands. The ST program is part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Career

More than 470 trainees successfully finished the Software Technology program since the foundation in 1986. A large majority started and proceeded their career in the Netherlands, especially in the Eindhoven Brainport Area. From software architect to entrepreneur, an ST graduate has many career choices.

Our alumni demonstrate that the diploma enhances the career opportunities. Industry offers engineers from our program excellent jobs, because they know that our graduates have gained superb qualities. Most graduates find jobs like software or system designer, (senior) software architect, and in the long term, system architect.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Requirements Engineering
  • Systems Architecting (Product Families, Product Lines)
  • Formal Methods
  • Verification & Validation/Testing
  • Creativity Techniques
  • Modeling Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for a traineeship position you need to have:

  • (the equivalent of) an accredited B.Sc. degree (at least three years and 180 ECTS) in computer science (or a strongly related scientific or engineering discipline) combined with min. 5 years of relevant academic work experience 
  • or an accredited M.Sc.-degree (preferably at least 120 ECTS) in computer science or a strongly related scientific or engineering discipline with a significant number of computer science courses from an internationally recognized research-oriented university.

Tuition Fee

Trainees do not have to pay tuition fees. 

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Funding

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