Ph.D Software Engineering

 

  • Male & Female Students
PhD SE program focuses on significant contribution to research in the area of Software Engineering. Degree requires student to complete 18 credit hours of PhD level course work on the recommendations of their respective research supervisor. After completion of course work, comprehensive examination, acceptance of research proposal and carrying out research work, writing and defending of thesis are degree requirements.
 
PhD  Core Courses 6 CHrs
PhD Software Engineering Elective Courses 12 CHrs
Research Thesis 36 CHrs
 
Software Systems Engineering Research Group carries out research with the focus on Empirical Software Engineering. This research group supports student research. It holds separate weekly meetings for both male and female students. Over the last three years, group members have produced many publications. SSEL is currently working on following projects:
 
Software Development Outsourcing Trust Framework (SOTF) project in collaboration with Software Engineering Research Group, Keele University UK.
Concept Mapping Approach for Software Engineering Curriculum project in collaboration with Department of Computer Science, Kent State University, Ohio, USA.
 
Admission Criteria:
As per Advertisement
Study Plan:
PhD SE Fall 2010
Code Course Title Cr. Hr
SE801 Research Trends in Software Engineering 3
SE803 Advance Research Methods in Software Engineering 3
SE8xx Software Engineering Electives I 3
SE8xx Software Engineering Electives II 3
SE8xx Software Engineering Electives III 3
SE8xx Software Engineering Electives IV 3
SE800 Research Thesis 36
 
After completion of course work, comprehensive examination, acceptance of research proposal and carrying out research work, writing and defending of thesis are degree requirements.
 
 
PhD SE Elective Courses
Advances in Requirements Engineering
Advances in Software System Design and Architecture
Economic Driven Software Engineering and Research
Special Topics in Requirement Engineering
Special Topics in Software Engineering
Topics in Global Software Development
Topics in Software System Design and Architecture
Value Based Software Engineering
 
The above given list is tentative and department may offer any other Software Engineering course as elective.