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Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering - 106JA

Course Code: 106JA
Course Version: 4
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
CRICOS Code: 066903D
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

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.

Career Opportunities

  • Communications
  • Audio-visual
  • Recreational
  • 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.

Admission Requirements

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.

Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Mathematical Methods. NSW: Mathematics

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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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

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Engineering in Network and Software Engineering BE Network&SE

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

New course version for students commencing in 2015.

Professional Accreditation

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.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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.

Course Duration

Standard eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty four semesters.

Honours

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.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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