Software Engineering - Extended Major

Students must complete for the BE (Hons) (Software Engineering) Extended Major (Plan code: SOFTWY2242), #64 comprising the following:

  1. #60, comprising
    (i) #42 being all courses in part A compulsory; plus
    (ii) #14 as set out in Part B electives with at least #10 at level 4; plus
    (iii) #4 from part C coverage electives or part B electives; and
  2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE (Hons) list or other courses approved by the executive dean.

Part A - Compulsory

Year 1
4 units from

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
ENGG1211 4 Engineering Design, Modelling & Problem Solving [1]

and 4 units from

Course Code Units Course Title
[ MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]
[ or
[ MATH1071 2 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I
[ MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
[ or
[ MATH1072 2 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

Year 1 or Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
INFS1200 2 Introduction to Information Systems
MATH1061 2 Discrete Mathematics

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
CSSE2010 2 Introduction to Computer Systems

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
COMP3506 2 Algorithms & Data Structures
CSSE2310 2 Computer Systems Principles and Programming
DECO2800 2 Design Computing Studio 2 - Testing & Evaluation
STAT2203 2 Probability Models and Data Analysis for Engineering

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CSSE3002 2 The Software Process
DECO2500 2 Human-Computer Interaction
DECO3800 2 Design Computing Studio 3 - Proposal

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
DECO3801 2 Design Computing Studio 3 - Build

Year 4

Course Code Units Course Title
[ ENGG4801 4 Thesis Project [1]
[ or
[ ENGG4802 4 Thesis Project [1]
[ or
[ ENGG4805 4 Thesis Project [3]

Year 4, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG4810 2 Team Project II

Year 4, Semester 1 or Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG4900 2 Professional Practice and the Business Environment

Part B - Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
COMP3301 2 Operating Systems Architecture
COMP3702 2 Artificial Intelligence
COMP4403 2 Compilers and Interpreters
COMP4500 2 Advanced Algorithms & Data Structures
COMP4702 2 Machine Learning
COMS3000 2 Information Security
COMS3200 2 Computer Networks I
COMS4200 2 Computer Networks II
COMS4507 2 Advanced Computer and Network Security
COSC3000 2 Visualization, Computer Graphics & Data Analysis
COSC3500 2 High-Performance Computing
CSSE3010 2 Embedded Systems Design & Interfacing
CSSE3100 2 Reasoning About Programs
CSSE4004 2 Distributed Computing
CSSE4010 2 Digital System Design
DECO1400 2 Introduction to Web Design
DECO3500 2 Social & Mobile Computing
DECO4500 2 Advanced Human-Computer Interaction
INFS2200 2 Relational Database Systems
INFS3200 2 Advanced Database Systems
INFS3202 2 Web Information Systems

Part C - Coverage Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CSSE4011 2 Advanced Embedded Systems
ENGG4000 2 Introduction to Systems Engineering
ENGG4020 2 Systems Safety Engineering
ENGG4800 2 Project Management
INFS3204 2 Service-Oriented Architectures
INFS4203 2 Data Mining
INFS4205 2 Advanced Techniques for High Dimensional Data
[ MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
[ or
[ MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
MATH2010 1 Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations

End notes

  • [1] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [2] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [3] Code for students completing the course in one semester.