• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Electronic Commerce, Information Technology, Software Engineering More...
  • Major code SOFT-MAJ

The Software Development major integrates the conceptual and practical skills related to the technology of computer systems used in the creation of high quality software. Students develop the knowledge and skills needed to build software based solutions to complex problems in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), as well as understanding the systems context within which software is developed and operated, preparing them for a professional career in the ICT industry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. ProfessionalSkills Mapping:
  2. Mappingof Learning Outcomes to Professional Competencies 

Areas of Interest

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Advanced Computing
  • Information Systems
  • Human Centred Computing
  • Information - Intensive Computing
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Software Development
  • Algorithms and Data
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computational Foundations
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Advice to Students

Not available to BSEng or BAC students.


 Major Requirements

This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must include:

42 units from the completion of the following courses:

COMP2120 - Software Engineering (6 units)

COMP2310 - Systems, Networks and Concurrency (6 units)

COMP3120 - Managing Software Development (6 units)

COMP3500 - Software Engineering Project (6 units + 6 units)

COMP3600 - Algorithms (6 units)

COMP3900 - Human Computer Interface Design and Evaluation (6 units)

6 units from completion of a course from the following list:

COMP3610 - Principles of Programming Languages (6 units)

COMP4130 - Managing Software Quality and Process (6 units)

COMP4600 - Advanced Algorithms (6 units)

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