What will I learn?
In this degree you will develop the cognitive skills for critical thinking, and the judgement to understand the technical and design elements of software engineering.
You will learn to develop large, complex systems, studying areas such as:
tools for software development
software development with C++
agile development with .NET
During the honours year of the degree, you will complete an industry-based project based on a real world IT problem.
software engineer: developing quality software based on expertise such as software design skills; knowledge of internationally recognised standards and their methods, techniques and tools; good management practice; collaboration abilities
test manager: expertise in testing methodologies; identifying and creating test plans and cases; ensuring quality standards are met; liaising with development, project management, and customer support; maintaining test cases and other testing tools
software developer: developing, coding, testing and debugging software applications; interpreting customer requirements; working with a team to research, design, and write software; working with others to understand and resolve issues in existing software
iOS developer: developing iterative software; collaborating with other developers through code reviews, software planning, and stand-up meetings; contributing to projects from concept to delivery; juggling `several projects at different phases; writing clear, well-commented code
What you'll learn:
You will start your degree with core courses in information technology. These will give you a solid grounding in important areas such as IT, network, database and programming fundamentals, and systems analysis.
You then move on to advanced concepts and research methods in computer science including systems development; database and knowledge management; health informatics; networking; and security.
You will also study an elective and do a course in research methods. In your Honours year of study, you will complete a major specialist research project, and three software engineering minors.
Future study opportunities:
Master of Information Technology (Enterprise Management)
Master of Data Science
Master of Cybersecurity
Which department am I in? School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and obtain a competitive ATAR, and meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above in Information Technology, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
Completed one of the following professional courses:
Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)
Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP)
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
CompTIA A+ Certification
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM)
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
English Language Requirements: IELTS score of 6.0; TOEFL iBT score of 60 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 550 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 169; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 50 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE4.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
A$30,400.00 (US$ 23,779) per year
26 February 2018, 25 June 2018
Mawson Lakes Campus Ground Floor - C Building, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5001, ADELAIDE, Australia