Bachelor of Engineering (IT) Software Engineering/Bachelor of Science

Course 625SE (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Year and Campus: 2012
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Undergraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 500 credit points taken over 60 months


Professor Alistair Moffat


Melbourne School of Engineering
Ground Floor, Old Engineering (Building 173)

Current Students:
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
+61 3 9035 5511

Prospective Students:
Phone: + 61 3 8344 6944

Course Overview:

For course strcture please refer to 985-SE Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science


On completion of this course graduates should:

  • Have a sound fundamental understanding of the scientific principles underlying technology
  • Have acquired the educational and professional standards of the professional institutions with which the School's courses are accredited
  • Possess a broad knowledge base of their chosen discipline and of other disciplines to facilitate effective communication with those other professionals with whom engineers routinely communicate
  • Be able to apply the basic principles underlying the management of physical, human and financial resources
  • Have acquired the mathematical and computational skills necessary for the solution of theoretical and practical problems
  • Possess analytical, problem-solving and design skills, including those appropriate for sustainable development
  • Have verbal and written communication skills that enable them to contribute substantially to society
  • Have acquired lifelong learning skills for further development professionally and for meeting future changes in technology
  • Have acquired a sense of professional ethics and responsibility towards the profession and the community
  • Have developed the interpersonal and management skills required by engineers in undertaking professional activities; and
  • Be able to enact the social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities of the professional engineer, and the need for sustainable development
Course Structure & Available Subjects:

There is no further entry into this course.

Current students may refer to 985-SE Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science

Subject Options:

Students must complete 300 credit points comprising the core program of discipline subjects.
Student who have not yet completed the requirements of the Bachelor of Engineering (IT) Software Engineering degree should see a course advisor.

Entry Requirements:

There will be no further entry into this course.

Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:

Graduate Attributes:

The Bachelor of Engineering is a professional degree. Graduates can obtain professional recognition by joining Engineers Australia who has accredited these programs.

The Bachelor of Engineering also delivers on the University graduate attribute.

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