Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering (106JA.3)
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|Faculty||Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods|
|Faculty of Science and Technology||
Academic Program Area - Technology
Annual fee rates
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|Academic entry requirements||English language requirements||CRICOS code||Faculty|
|066903D||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods||Duration|
Academic Program Area - Technology
Annual fee rates
The fees shown are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Information on how fees are calculated can be found here.
Academic entry requirements
To study at UC, you’ll need to meet our academic entry requirements and any admission requirements specific to your course. Please read your course admission requirements below. To find out whether you meet UC’s academic entry requirements, visit our academic entry requirements page.
Charge your IT future and keep the world connected
Do you want a degree in network and software engineering that offers plenty of choice in your career? Do you want to become an accredited professional engineer? Study at UC.
With our Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering you will be in demand internationally across the rapidly growing IT and telecommunications industries.
Study our Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering and you will:
- study core areas of network and software engineering
- acquire in-depth knowledge and skills for a range of software based systems in communication network infrastructures
- cover data networking, mobile and wireless communications, network security, cloud computing, big data and multimedia
- be able to design, implement and operate communication networks, as well as associated services and applications.
Our course is flexible to suit you. You will complete the degree by tackling an exciting industry-oriented engineering project.
You will also be able to undertake professional internships for valuable workplace experience.
Our multi-skilled graduates have rich job prospects both in Australia and overseas.
Work in a wide range of sectors including:
- automobile telematics
- industrial control
- home automation.
Important to know
There is assumed knowledge for this course. Check to see if you are eligible.
The course is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia, full accreditation by the Engineers Australia (EA) is being pursued and is expected to be granted within the normal timeframe. Accreditation by the Australian Computer Society at the Professional level is being pursued so that the course is expected to count with the double accreditation, EA/ACS
Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University's Admissions Committee.
Specialist Maths (Recommended) (T) or Mathematical Methods (T) and English (T).
Periods course is open for new admissions
This course is not open for new admissions.
There are currently no formal credit transfer arrangements for entry to this course. Any previous study or work experience will only be considered as part of the application process in accordance with current course rules and university policy. Credit is not permitted towards completion of a graduate certificate.
Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering (106JA) | 96 credit points
- Industrial Experience: - A minimum 12 weeks of professional work experience, normally undertaken at the end of the third year of full-time study (or part-time equivalent), is required.
- The availability of restricted choice units may vary each semester.
In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Standard eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty four semesters.
|Learning outcomes||Related graduate attributes|
|Demonstrate detailed understanding of telecommunications and software engineering principles to architect, develop and operate communication networks and the associated services and applications assuring the appropriate security and quality mechanisms;||
Knowledge: knowledge and underlying principles and concepts in the engineering discipline, which are the basis for independent lifelong learning.
|Demonstrate knowledge of the underpinning mathematics, computer and information fundaments applicable to the engineering discipline;||
Knowledge: comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning sciences and engineering fundamentals.
|Develop a functional specification from an initial brief, evaluate the various design options available to meet a given set of technical requirements, formulate a final design specification, and demonstrate how to implement and test the preferred option;||
Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
|Determine which engineering principles are appropriate to use in the solution of complex technological problems in the field of information engineering;||
Problem solving: ability to apply problem¿solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
|Demonstrate an understanding of the professional engineering environment including appropriate team working skills, leadership, professional communication, and engineering workplace ethics, responsibilities and sustainability;||
Professionalism and social responsibility: capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.
|Apply systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects;||
Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self¿directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.
|Communicate effectively in oral and written form to professional and wider audiences;||
Communication: ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
|Design, implement and maintain software and network communication systems, following contemporary engineering practices;||
Skills: technical skills for the design, implementation and maintenance of software and network communication systems.
|Participate in the processes of business analysis of systems, and appreciate entrepreneurial approaches in engineering practice;||
Skills: professional skills for the development of the engineering activity within a broad business context.
|Apply relevant theories and techniques of data communication networks and software engineering to the analysis and solution of technological problems in the merging software and telecommunication industry, such as those encountered in the Commonwealth Public Service, major telecommunications companies and national and international software and networking industry companies;||
Application of Knowledge and skills: ability to apply relevant theories, techniques and engineering strengths to the analysis, design, construction and maintenance of systems in network communications and software engineering.
|Demonstrate the ability to transfer and enhance the knowledge and skills acquired during the course to new or complementary areas of engineering and technology through the establishment of continuing professional development plans and career goal planning, key for lifelong learning;||
Application of Knowledge and skills: Lifelong learning and personal attributes applicable to the evolving technological world.
|Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering||BE Network&SE|
Honours degree programs are available to students who achieve good results [Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.00 or better) in the third year of their studies. Honours student?s then complete additional work (an extension to the project) in their fourth year of study to qualify to graduate with the degree with Honours. The degree with Honours will be awarded in the following classes depending on the Grade Point Average obtained and other conditions as follows: 1. First Class - GPA>6 in fourth-year subjects, High Distinction for the Engineering project, outstanding work in the Honours extension; 2. Second Class Division 1 - GPA>5.5 in fourth-year subjects, Distinction for the project, excellent work in the extension; and 3. Third Class - Not awarded. Student takes out the pass degree.
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