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Specialist Major in Network and Software Engineering (SM0061.1)


Faculty of Science and Technology


Academic Program Area - Technology

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  • Version 1 - Start Date: 01/07/2019 End Date: Current Version


This in-depth major in Network and Software Engineering is part of the BEng (Hons) course. It equips graduates with knowledge and skills about the Internet of computerised, smart and intelligent Things (IoT), communication networks and automation of electrical and electronic systems; audio and visual information acquisition, processing and communications; human-machine interaction, industrial or medical instrumentation and monitoring; and provision of security for computer systems and networks. The students will also be able to focus in the design, implementation and maintenance of digital communication networks, understand the next generation of network infrastructure design and development, audio and visual communications over wired and wireless networks, network management and software-defined networks, optimisation of network performance and network security.

Assumed Knowledge:

1. Basic knowledge and skills in ICT (Information and Communication Technology), basic numeracy and literacy skills for Beginning (1) level units in this unit set, and 2. Completion of some of the Beginning (1) level units in the BEng UG Program Core Major before enrolling in Intermediate (2) and Advanced (3) units in this unit set.

Additional Information:

Specialist majors are only available to students in the course for which the major is required.


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