|Study options||Full-time, Part-time |
Part-time study will take 3 years
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Information for international students
|Intakes||February, May, July, November|
|Minimum IELTS||6.0 with no band less than 5.5|
|Duration (length of study)||1 year|
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This is a one‐year full‐time programme, but may be studied on a part‐time basis for three years.
Gain an understanding of advanced software development methodologies and techniques in relation to current technologies.
- Systems Analysis and Design
- Algorithms and Data Structures
- Data Management
- Advanced User Interface (UI) Programming
- Artificial Intelligence
- Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
Software developer, engineer, or applications programmer; Analyst or Developer Programmer; Support Analyst; Software Tester, .NET Developer; Microsoft Applications Engineer; Systems administrator or engineer; CRM Developer; Technical Specialist; Application Engineer; Database Administrator
Students must have successfully completed the required credits to be awarded the Graduate Diploma of Software Development qualification.
Knowledge and skills you will gain
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Software Development, all graduates will be able to:
- Research, evaluate and apply advanced software development methodologies and techniques in relation to current technologies.
- Apply technical and conceptual thinking to analyse, design, implement and document solutions to a range of real‐world software development problems.
- Apply communication, information design, personal, and interpersonal skills, clearly and professionally to enhance working effectiveness, efficiency, and quality outcomes within their professional practice.
- Demonstrate an enquiring, flexible, creative and critical attitude towards contemporary issues and underlying theoretical concepts as emerging professionals in the software development field.
- Demonstrate an awareness of social and ethical issues and have the ability to function positively in a culturally diverse professional environment.
- an undergraduate degree; or a 2‐year level 7 or above diploma in a related discipline or equivalent; or a minimum 3 years’ equivalent relevant experience.
- evidence of English language competency where English is not a first language.
- evidence of ability to meet academic and any other requirements must be provided.
Page last updated: 27 Sep 2017