What will I learn?

Explore the design and construction of software systems alongside the latest business information systems when you choose UC’s Bachelor of Software Engineering/Bachelor of Business Informatics double degree.

You’ll get to pursue your interests while completing an industry-accredited qualification. Recognised by the Australian Computer Society, this cutting-edge course offers the ability to choose subjects from a range of specialty areas, such as computer security, network computing, games development, cloud computing, digital skills, data science and intelligence systems.

Helping you to become an exceptional software engineer will be work placement opportunities with UC’s industry partners, and the final year research project that will see you produce and implement a real-world engineering solution for a real business.

Study a Bachelor of Software Engineering/Bachelor of Business Informatics at UC and you will:

understand the methodology of software systems engineering using analysis and specification methods such as UML, XML, structured and soft systems methodologies
learn to design and build systems and software using specialist engineering tools
work within modern development environments that include Windows, Linux, mobile and cloud computing
gain knowledge in business processes and associated work practices, requirements and information needs
acquire theoretical knowledge to reflect critically on professional practice in the areas of business analysis, change management and implementation, project management and business strategy, and the planning of information systems
analyse and evaluate complex problems in a range of different information systems situations
acquire a range of software engineering and business informatics research frameworks and skills.

Career opportunities

ICT consultant
data scientist
cyber security specialist/forensics
system architect/technical architect
user interface designer
artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer
web/mobile app developer
software engineer
games developer
IT test engineer
robotics specialist
business analyst
web developer
IT systems test engineer
information systems manager
IT auditor
project manager

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Technology

CRICOS

056138G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,300.00 (16,22,056) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 December 2021

More details

Start date

7 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Venue

University of Canberra

11 Kirinari Street,

BRUCE,

Australian Capital Territory,

2617, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successful completion of Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. American College Test (ACT) - 19, 20, 23, 24, 26. IELTS Academic: 6.0 overall with no band below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169; Occupational English Test: No grade lowers than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

For international students

Year 12

Overseas qualification

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169: Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Canberra

The University of Canberra has some of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia combined with above average starting salaries.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • Ranked among top 10 best universities in Australia
  • Work-Integrated-Learning incorporated into every degree
  • Generous scholarships for international students