Bachelor of Software Engineering

University of Canberra

This course introduces students to the essential core knowledge and skills in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) and comprehensive knowledge and skills of General ICT Knowledge prescribed in ACS CBOK (Australian Computer Society, Core Body of Knowledge), including Technical Resources, Technology Building, and ICT Management ranging from the business side to the technical side. Graduates will possess strong communication skills with solid expertise to critique, synthesise and apply new development, skills, knowledge and standards in the ICT field to real world ICT systems with respect to their business environments, policies, and management. Graduates will also have the knowledge and skills of programming of complex, large-scale software systems, and will be proficient in software specification, design, coding, configuration management, version control, testing and maintenance, with a solid foundation in computer science, operating systems and hardware-software interaction, and know-how to use modern languages and tools to create cutting-edge applications. Students can choose to specialise in Robotics and AI, cyber security and system administration, networking, applications development, interactive media and gaming, data analytics and artificial intelligence etc., with a high-level awareness of professional ethics, responsibilities, values and standards.

Course Fee:

International: $83,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: Basic knowledge and skills in ICT (Information and Communication Technology); Basic numeracy and literacy skills.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Professional Practice in IT; Introduction to Information Technology; Database Design; Introduction to Network Engineering; Systems Analysis and Modelling; Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Information and Communication Technology Project; Discrete Mathematics; Software Technology; Web Design and Programming; Technology and Engineering Management; Software Systems Architecture; System Software; Mobile Technologies. Students may also choose from a wide range of elective breadth majors.

Study Pathways:

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the course Honours in Information Sciences.


This course is accredited by Australian Computer Society at the Professional Level.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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