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What will I learn?

This future-oriented course enables you to choose a course of study with either an electronics or computer science focus. It provides you with a solid foundation in the technical and professional skills and knowledge required to pursue a successful career in the software industry.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

core topics in software engineering such as programming, digital and analogue electronics, mathematics, professional skills, database systems, and software engineering.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in computer programming, software engineering, engineering design, and engineering mathematics
  • a choice of electronics or computer-based topics.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in computer mathematics, computer programming, project management for engineering and science, software engineering, and workplace preparation
  • a choice of either an electronics or computer-based topic
  • a 20-week industry placement program.

Fourth year / Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • a major software engineering thesis allowing high-performing students to progress to a higher degree by research
  • topics in software engineering, and standards, ethics and compliance
  • a selection of electives in allied science and engineering areas.

Your career

This course provides you with a solid foundation in the technical and professional skills and knowledge required to pursue a successful career, as well as recognising that in a fast-moving modern world you need to be professionally mobile and flexible.

Potential occupations include:

  • engineering software developer
  • graduate Linux developer
  • Java developer
  • platforms engineer
  • graduate technical analyst.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

083450J

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$39,000.00 (US$ 28,971) per year
Start date

28 February 2022

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the High School Diploma with SAT minimum score of 1500 with a minimum of 500 in each band, ACT minimum composite score of 21. Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge (CAE) - Pass grade of B2; Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Writing, 300 Speaking.

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

Assumed knowledge: Knowledge of SACE stage two physics or equivalent is assumed.

Prerequisites: SACE stage two specialist mathematics, mathematical methods or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

There are two admissions cycles for undergraduate degrees: February intake (semester 1): applications open in August for commencement the following year. All courses are open for applications. Midyear intake (semester 2): applications open in August for commencement in July the following year. Not all courses are offered.

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

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