Diploma of Software Development

TAFE SA

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to be competent in programming and software development. With this qualification students will be able to create new software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs. There is a focus on mobile application development with a Windows Mobile development subject with C#, an Android mobile development subject with Java and an iPhone/iPad development subject with Objective C. Web application development is included in the three key approaches - PHP/MySQL based, Java based and C#.NET based. The diploma final stage includes a cloud computing subject.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

10 core units plus 6 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment; Apply intermediate programming skills in another language; Apply advanced object-oriented language skills; Manage a project using software management tools; Debug and monitor applications; Deploy an application to a production environment; Validate an application design against specifications; Apply advanced programming skills in another language; Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills; Apply testing techniques for software development. Plus electives.

Further information:

Students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Berri No info No Full time 2 years
Berri No info No Part time 4 years
Kadina No info No Full time 2 years
Kadina No info No Part time 4 years
Barossa No info No Full time 2 years
Barossa No info No Part time 4 years
Elizabeth No info No Full time 2 years
Elizabeth No info No Part time 4 years
Noarlunga No info No Full time 2 years
Noarlunga No info No Part time 4 years
Port Pirie No info No Full time 2 years
Port Pirie No info No Part time 4 years
Mount Barker No info No Full time 2 years
Mount Barker No info No Part time 4 years
Adelaide City No info Yes Full time 2 years
Adelaide City No info Yes 3 years
Adelaide City No info Yes Part time 4 years
Mount Gambier No info No Full time 2 years
Mount Gambier No info No Part time 4 years
Tea Tree Gully No info No Full time 2 years
Tea Tree Gully No info No Part time 4 years
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider.

More than one million students have studied with TAFE SA since they were established in 1971. Each year, they deliver more than 1,300 courses to over 80,000 students right across South Australia. Courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of students.

International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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