The "1+1" international Master's program in Software Engineering aims at providing students with advanced software engineering and management skills, as well as specialized skills in two major application domains: enterprise systems and embedded systems. The program is jointly delivered by the two public universities in Central South University and a famous university abroad. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive two degrees or a joint degree signed by both universities. The international students can either join the ordinary classes taught in Chinese with Chinese students, or join separate classes taught in English.
Courses in the program cover topics ranging from computer and information systems to software design methodologies, software maintenance and real-time systems. Course topics typical for a computer engineering degree include these: