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Software Engineering Major

Code: MAAAGT

This major reflects the modern engineering approach to developing software. It covers all areas of the systems development life-cycle, including analysis, design, implementation and testing.

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Joondalup

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Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Online

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply broad knowledge of concepts, principles and techniques in the discipline of software engineering, including development methodologies, architectures and testing of software.
  2. Apply discipline knowledge, problem solving and creative thinking skills to develop software that realises designs and solves problems.
  3. Appreciate the role of diversity and a global outlook when designing software.
  4. Communicate software engineering concepts, architectures and designs clearly and coherently to technical and non-technical audiences.
  5. Demonstrate autonomous and ongoing learning in the area of software engineering to ensure continued relevance of skills and knowledge.
  6. Demonstrate technological literacy by finding, evaluating and using relevant tools and information from a range of sources.
  7. Interpret and analyse complex problems and scenarios to design suitable software solutions.
  8. Work collaboratively within a development team and demonstrate initiative when engaging in software development projects.
Structure

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSP2108Introduction to Mobile Applications Development15
CSI2312Foundations of Software Engineering15
CSI2441Applications Development15
CSI2343Object-oriented Analysis and Design15
CSI3105Software Testing15
CSI3106Software Architectures and Design15
Elective Unitx 230

Possible future job titles

Software Developer, Software Engineer, Software Project Manager, Systems Analyst, Software Analyst, Systems Architect, Programmer

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