Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

Australian National University ANU

Software Engineering is about building effective software systems that address complex problems in a broad range of domains including transport, finance, medicine, science and the arts. ANU adopt a systems approach that not only covers the technical aspects of professional practice, innovation and research, but also the complex socio-technical context in which these activities occur. This includes approaches to deal with uncertainty and risk, design, modern management practices, ethics and communication. Students will develop these skills and capabilities through a balance of theoretical study, team projects with industry partners, and work experience. Students also have the opportunity to develop innovation and entrepreneurial capabilities by working on their own start-ups with industry entrepreneurs.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisites: ACT - Mathematical Methods Major; NSW - Mathematics; VIC - Mathematical Methods/Mathematical Methods (CAS) Preferred: ACT - Specialist Mathematics (Major/Minor); NSW - Mathematics Extension 1; VIC - Specialist Mathematics

Structure:

192 units of courses comprising of 24 core courses, 6 elective courses and 60 days of professional work experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Intelligent systems; Systems architecture; Theoretical computer science; Data science; Information systems; Software development

Study Pathways:

Credit will be granted for equivalent studies as appropriate at other universities or TAFEs.

Further information:

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double Degree Group - Engineering or Advanced Computing Group.

Recognition:

Accredited with Engineers Australia. In addition to students' Australian accreditation, their degree will enable them to practice in a number of other countries through the 'Washington Accord'. Also accredited by Australian Computer Society.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Computer Engineer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 87 Yes Full time 4 years
Canberra 87 Yes Part time 8 years

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