Bachelor of Software Engineering (Cloud Computing)

Billy Blue College of Design

Graduate armed with a range of technical, operational and software management skills that will put you a step ahead of the global tech industry. Learn how to combine design thinking, ideation, project and time management, and interpersonal communication across different subjects, significantly increasing your employability. Cloud Computing is mostly used in businesses as a service for example by improving functionality and workflows and through specifically designed databases e.g. Platforms as a Service (PaaS) as well as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The course aims to cultivate developers who collaborate or fit in with operation teams (DevOps) to improve productivity by automating infrastructures and workflows whilst measuring application performances enabling feedback for improvements. Data science and early introduction to Cloud Computing in the first term of the course provides students with the foundations to understand different service/deployment models and data mining, skills used when analysing, visualising and reporting on big data throughout the course projects.

Course Fee:

Australian: $70,800
International: $85,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 with minimum ATAR 60 or equivalent.; Special Entry Requirements Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level: Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR Formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR Discipline-specific portfolio (art and/or design) - applicable to Design only.


The course structure comprises 19 core subjects and 3 elective subjects over Levels 100, 200, and 300, as follows: Level 100 6 core subjects 1 elective subject; Level 200 8 core subjects 1 elective subject; Level 300 5 core subjects 1 elective subject

Subjects you can Study:

MAT101 Maths 1; ISE102 Introduction to Software Engineering; ICC104 Introduction to Cloud Computing; ADS103 Algorithms & Data Structurespar MSA106 Microservices Architecture (Prerequisite ISE102); par IDO107 Introduction to DevOps

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info No Part time 6 years

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia provide specialist design courses – by designers for designers. Industry experts teach and mentor students, showing them the ropes with industry-relevant skills and super handy career advice. Billy Blue enjoys a strong connection to the design industry, with opportunities to develop as a professional, work on real-world projects in class and grow your own network of industry contacts and clients before you graduate.

With internships and work integrated learning programs involving live briefs, students get the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s top design firms.

Billy Blue at TUA design courses are industry-driven, delivered by designers for designers. Match your passion to one of our university-equivalent bachelor degrees, diplomas, a starting point certificate, or inspiring short-courses. All higher education courses include real-life industry experience helping you graduate with a shining portfolio and critical industry contacts.

Billy Blue at TUA produces creative thinkers - giving you the chance to acquire the relevant design skills, collaborate with the design industry’s leading talents, and gain practical experience along the way. We insist that our students challenge convention and go against the status quo to unlock a world of inspiration and opportunity where imagination is your secret weapon. Your specialist education is delivered by designers, for designers. Tapping into your career potential, and opening your mind to what is possible, is what excites us most.

As part of the Billy Blue philosophy to produce design graduates who have had the opportunity to stretch, grow and connect to the industry, we offer an Internship Program to all of our bachelor degree students. You can apply to complete an internship during your studies – some of these may even earn you course credit towards your degree.

Internships at Billy Blue are realised through many means including the BB Hatch Internship program, dedicated internship subjects embedded within courses and participation in external internship schemes run by our industry partners.

For over 25 years, Billy Blue has been a vibrant community of design practice. Our college is a cluster of young designers and experienced design educators who are fully connected with today’s working industry. Our mission is the same as it was when we began: to be part of a family of designers who can rely on each other to navigate the way forward and share opportunities and livelihood.

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