Bachelor of Software Engineering

@ Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

The Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSE) programme is intended to produce quality, skilful graduates in this rapidly developing discipline, which covers one of the major fields of computing according to the ACM/IEEE curriculum guidelines. The degree has been specially designed in response to industry demand to produce graduate software engineers.

For those who aspire to become software architects, software engineers, System analysts, and QA engineers The duration of the program is four (4) years, however if the student possesses accepted formal post secondary education qualifications at the entrance he/she may complete the program within period of three (3) years.

This programme explores the design, construction and implementation of large, complex software systems, which meet information processing challenges, subject to constraints such as cost, time and risk management. Students should complete core units in computer science, programming, software engineering, mathematics and Quality Assurance and Testing. Special attention is given to making students proficient in communication skills.


  • 3 A/L passes or equivalent qualification AND one year intermediate level/diploma level qualification


3 Years

Course Level



Information Technology (IT) , Software Engineering

Contact Details

+94 11 2 881081

P.O. Box 21 , Nawala , Nugegoda

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