South China University of Technology School of Software Engineering was established in 2001, which is one of the first batch of national models of software colleges. It contains the department of software technology, software services engineering, data science and engineering. It can grant a doctorate degree in software engineering, a master's degree and a bachelor's degree. It also includes Software engineering postdoctoral research station.

College has a experienced, well-qualified teaching and research team. The existing staff has 58 people, including 11 professors, 14 associate professors. Our college raises 4 research teams, Intelligent Software and Robotics, Database and Application Construction Technology, Software System Integration and Large Software Development and Application. Guangdong Province Social Media Processing, Software Development Engineering and Technology Key Laboratory, News and Communication Institute Jointly Build Modern Media and Brand Communication Innovation and Application Key Laboratories have been set up, which have undertaken the China Natural Science Foundation, the Guangdong Key Projects of Application, Guangdong Science and Technology Innovation Major Projects, Guangzhou Production and Research Collaborative Innovation Major Projects and Business Cooperation and other research projects, producing a number of highly qualified scientific research with a batch of academic research papers.

Our college has 1193 undergraduates and 564 graduate students. College highly emphasize engineering training, strengthen school-enterprise cooperation, and focus on teaching model innovation and practice. Recently, our students have won a number of national contests, such as the ACM competition, the National Software Innovation Design Competition, China Robot Competition, Challenge Cup, Microsoft Innovation Cup etc.

Employment rate of our graduates are more than 98% per year, most of which are employed by the international or domestic well-known IT companies.