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Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering (106JA.4)
|Selection rank||English language requirements||Duration||UAC code|
|Faculty||Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods|
|Faculty of Science and Technology||
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. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.
|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?
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 at UC 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.
Work Integrated Learning
Every student completes an exciting industry-oriented engineering project during their degree. You will also have the opportunity to undertake professional internships for valuable workplace experience.
- Automobile telematics
- Industrial control
- Home automation
Course specific information
It is assumed that applicants have completed the following subjects as part of their high school studies:
- ACT: Mathematical Methods
- NSW: Mathematics.
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. The course has sought accreditation by the Australian Computer Society at the Professional level.
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.
ACT: Mathematical Methods. NSW: Mathematics
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
- From 2019 the unit code for 8741 Introduction to Network Engineering has changed to 11485 and for 9428 Network Architecture to 11484.
- Industrial Experience: A minimum of 12 weeks of professional work experience, normally undertaken at the end of the third year of full-time study (or part-time equivalent), is also required.
- Honours: Students undertaking Honours must complete unit 9826 ICT and Engineering Research Methods.
- Unit Availability: The availability of Part A units may vary each semester.
- Option 1 is for students who are not undertaking Honours.
- Option 2 is for Honours students.
In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you must 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|
|Develop a functional specification from an initial brief, evaluate the various design options available to meet a given set of specifications, formulate a final design specification, and 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 principles in the sciences and engineering 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.
|Assess the impact of an engineering project on the social and physical environment;||
Professionalism and social responsibility: capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.
|Manage the human, physical and financial resources required to implement or maintain a complex engineering project;||
Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self¿directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.
|Transfer and enhance the knowledge and skills acquired during the course to new or complementary areas of engineering and technology through lifelong learning;||
Application of Knowledge and skills Lifelong learning and personal attributes applicable to the evolving technological world.
|Communicate effectively in oral and written form.||
Communication: ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
|Design, implement and maintain large software systems, following contemporary software engineering practices||
Skills: Technical skills for the design, implement and maintain large software systems
|Understand and participate in the processes of business analysis of systems;||
Skills: Professional skills for the development of the engineering activity within a broad business context.
|Apply relevant theories and techniques to the analysis and solution of problems in information technology.||
Application of Knowledge and skills: Apply relevant theories and techniques to the analysis and solution of problems in information technology and engineering.
|Apply their particular engineering strengths to the design, construction and maintenance of hardware, software, and systems in all sizes of computer installations, from the large mainframe and client-server systems encountered in the Commonwealth Public Service and its supporting organisations, to embedded microprocessors dedicated to controlling a single appliance or process||
Application of Knowledge and skills: Apply engineering strengths to the design, construction and maintenance of hardware, software, and systems
|Apply their particular engineering strengths to the design, construction and maintenance of systems in network communications and software engineering, such as those encountered in the Commonwealth Public Service, major telecommunications companies and national and international standard electronics and electrical industry companies.||
Application of Knowledge and skills Apply engineering strengths to the design, construction and maintenance of systems in network communications and software engineering.
|Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering||BE Network&SE|
Honours degrees are available to students who achieve good results (Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.00/7 or better) in the first three years of their studies. Honours students then complete different units, with the emphasis on research, in their fourth year of study. The degrees with Honours will be awarded in the following classes depending on the GPA obtained and other conditions:
- First Class: course GPA>6, and High Distinction in Engineering Thesis 1 and 2.;
- Second Class Division I: course GPA>5.25, and Distinction in Engineering Thesis 1 and 2.;
- Second Class Division II: course GPA>4.5, and Credit in Engineering Thesis 1 and 2.
- The rest: students take out the pass degrees.
|Student category||Contact details|
|Prospective Domestic Students||Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)|
|Prospective International Students||Email email@example.com or Phone +61 2 6201 5342|
|Current and Commencing Students||Please contact the University Student Centre by Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 1300 301 727|