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Computer Science (Software Development)

Swinburne University of Technology

36 months
31600 AUD/year
7950 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Development) from the Swinburne University of Technology involves the use of the most up-to-date technology and methods, and includes a major emphasis on software development.


The Computer Science (Software Development) offered at the Swinburne University of Technology course is oriented towards applications in areas such as defence, aerospace and medicine, where complex software plays a major role and often of a safety-critical nature; as well as in businesses that require extensive computer support, such as banking and manufacturing.

Selected major: Software Development

Learn how to architect big systems, write phone and tablet apps and produce software that is better than industry standard. Then scale your applications up to the cloud for hacker-proof, robust and reliable software applications.

Career opportunities

Graduates typically find employment in organisations engaged in medium- to large-scale software development. Initially graduates are usually employed in technical areas such as programming and systems analysis and design, internet systems development. They are well-prepared for progression into project leadership and management positions as their experience develops.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • User-centred Design
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Development Project - Tools And Practices
  • Data Structures and Patterns 
  • Software Development for Mobile Devices 
  • Creating Secure and Scalable Software 
  • Software Testing and Reliability
  • IoT Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


300 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 088400A

One of:

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification
  • completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees).

Course Prerequisites

  • VCE Units 3 and 4 – a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as an Additional Language (EAL) or equivalent. For applicants of the 2021 Early Entry Program, a minimum study score of 20 in any English or 25 in English as an Additional Language (EAL) or equivalent.
  • VCE Units 1 and 2 - satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of any Mathematics or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 AUD per year during 36 months.

National fee is Commonwealth supported

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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