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During your first year of study, you will gain a solid foundation in networking, database development, programming fundamentals and systems requirements and design before focusing on your software engineering specialty that will you see you studying:
You will build expertise in Python, Java, C++, ASP.Net and Agile methodologies – highly sought-after skills in the Australian job market.
As part of your honours year, you will put your skills into practice with a full-year IT project.
You may have the opportunity to work directly with an industry client, drawing on the technical expertise gained throughout your studies and applying professional skills in a real-world setting to produce and deliver a quality software artefact for your client.
You will enjoy access to dedicated learning hubs where you can connect and collaborate, giving you the full workplace and project experience.
An honours degree is a higher-level qualification giving you a competitive edge in the job market and preparing you for further study, including a master's by Research or a PhD, should you wish to pursue a career in research.
researchers are leading the way in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, Industry 4.0, augmented and virtual reality, and Internet-of-Things (IoT), with their work, not only informing the curriculum but bringing into the classroom through our experts, ensuring contemporary knowledge and skills are at the forefront of your education.
Throughout your program, you will complete a unique series of collaborative, work-integrated courses, reinforcing the concepts learnt in the classroom in a supportive practice environment.
Soft, non-technical skills are integrated into your learning to develop the qualities highly valued and sought after by industry. Topics include design thinking, system requirements, system design, agile development, and project management.
In your final year, you may have the opportunity to work directly with an industry client – from brief through to project delivery – on a full-year IT Project undertaken as part of your honours year.
You will draw on the software engineering principles, practices and research methods learned throughout your studies.
You will also apply professional skills such as workplace communication and stakeholder relationship management to deliver work to an industry standard and the satisfaction of a client.
The final year project is one of the numerous chances you will have to engage with the industry, with placements and internships also available.
Most IT programs share a common first year, so choosing this degree offers a level of flexibility.
Should you wish to pursue a different specialty after completing your first year, you can switch to an alternative IT program and receive credit for the courses completed.
With more than 200 industry contacts, you will have several opportunities to gain real-world experience through projects and placements with organisations such as Adelaide Football Club, Services Australia, SAAB, DSTO, Forensic Science SA, Top Chop Games and Maptek.
UniSA is also home to several research centres and concentrations with world-renowned links and associations that provide a dynamic teaching and research base for students. These include:
At UniSA, you will benefit from a culture of innovation.
helping IT entrepreneurs and innovators turn their ideas into startup enterprises with a bright future.
Through the Innovation and Collaboration Centre (ICC), the University’s startup incubator, you will have access to programs (such as Venture Catalyst), services and expertise, including:
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,184|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$5,200|
If you do not meet the English language entry requirements, you can successful completion of the Centre for the English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program.
If they successfully complete the AE program at an appropriate level, students applying to these institutions will not need to take IELTS or any other English language test.
Depending on their English level upon commencement of the AE program and their required IELTS score for further studies, students will study for between 10 and 40 weeks.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program or an equivalent program in your home country or a recognised Pathway or Foundation Studies Program.
If you are an international student studying Year 12 in Australia, you need to apply via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).
Successful completion of the Pre-University Certificate OR High School Diploma
Recent secondary education
Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Work and life experience
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