BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
Areas:IT, Software Engineering, Computing, Research and Development
Duration: 4 years, 8 semesters
Career Paths: Software Engineer, Software Developer, Data Processing Manager, Systems Analyst, Internet Engineer, Computer Scientist, Database Developer, IT Support Specialist, Software QA Engineer, IT Product Manager, Network Manager, IT Consultant, Research Scientist, IT Educator, IT Trainer
The high percentage of software component in ICT applications has provided a window of opportunity for developing countries like Pakistan to venture into the field of software development. This can help the country to leap frog the digital divide and bring about socio-economic benefits for its people.
The BSc (Hons) Software Engineering program prepares graduates for careers in the software industry and corporate IT departments. In addition to core computer science subjects, the program imparts applied expertise in the art and science of designing, developing and deploying software systems for a variety of applications.
The curriculum of the software engineering program has been updated in accordance with the recommendations of the National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), an affiliate body of the HEC. The program, 133 credit hours and spread over 8 semesters, is quite intensive and requires participants to demonstrate the traits of dedication and resilience for achieving the requisite learning objectives.
In order to be eligible for admission in SCIT, a candidate must satisfy the following requirements:
- Educational Criteria
- FA / F.Sc with at least 50% overall marks.
- O-levels (in at least 8 subjects) and 3 A-levels. Advanced Subsidiary (AS) will not be taken into account.
- High School Diploma and International Baccalaureate (IB) result with at least 2.5 CGPA and equivalence certificate from IBCC.
Applicants must have passed Mathematics/Computer Studies at Intermediate Level. Students awaiting their FA/ F.Sc/A-Level results may apply for admission. Selected candidates will be granted provisional admission only, which may be regularized after they have been declared successful and meet the admission requirements of the university.
- Written / Aptitude test
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Major courses taught in this program include Object oriented programming, Data structures, Study of algorithms, Database systems, Computer organization and assembly, Operating systems, Computer networks, Software engineering, Software quality assurance, Software construction, Software project management, Data warehousing, Artificial intelligence, Professional ethics.
Semester I - Year I
Semester II - Year I
Semester III - Year II
Semester IV - Year II
Semester V - Year III
Semester VI - Year III
Semester VII - Year IV
Semester VIII - Year IV
Notes: -> (3+1) indicates 3 credit hours of Lecture and 1 Credit Hour of Lab Work.
-> Total Credit Hours in the Program are 133
Successful completion of credit hours and projects with a minimum CGPA of 2.