• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Shayne Flint
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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The aim of this course is to use the internship experience to enable students to develop their software engineering skills and practice. Students will be placed in industry, working full-time and assessed for academic credit. The internships will be aligned with the aims of the software engineering program. Students will experience a real-life engineering workplace and understand how their software engineering and professional skills and knowledge can be utilised in industry. They will also be able to demonstrate functioning software engineering knowledge, both new and existing, and identify areas of further development for

Students who successfully complete this course will be given status for COMP3500 in Semester 2 and COMP4800.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Experience of applying existing software engineering knowledge in an industrial context.
  2. Ability to identify when new software engineering knowledge is required, and apply it.
  3. Ability to integrate existing and new technical knowledge for industrial application.
  4. Ability to demonstrate relevant Stage 2 Engineers Australia technical competencies.
  5. Understanding of lifelong learning processes through critical reflection.

Other Information


Indicative Assessment

Internship e-Portfolio (20%); Internship Report (50%); Industry Supervisor Report (20%); Internship interview and response to feedback (10%)

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There is no formal contact for this course.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Computer Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
24 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $6600
2014 $11808
2013 $11784
2012 $11784
2011 $11784
2010 $11664
2009 $11400
2008 $10368
2007 $9192
2006 $8760
2005 $8760
2004 $8760
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $12936
2014 $15048
2013 $15024
2012 $15024
2011 $15024
2010 $15000
2009 $13704
2008 $13704
2007 $13704
2006 $13704
2005 $13152
2004 $12936
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8002 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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