Software Engineering

Bachelor of Computing (Software Engineering) – BComp. (Curtin)

MoHE approval code: JPT/BPP(N/481/6/0805) 5/23

Location Perth or Malaysia or Dubai
Study Method Full-time
Study Mode On-Campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 Years

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What you’ll learn

  • Implement secure processes based on best practice when implementing and analysing software
  • Evaluate standard algorithms, techniques, and software technologies in a manner that is appropriate for a given problem and think critically and creatively to generate innovative and optimum theoretical and practical solutions
  • Identify, evaluate and synthesise information from a range of computing sources to optimise the process of software design and implementation
  • Document software development activities and artefacts and communicate them in written and oral form to both technical and non-technical audiences and communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the audience and purpose
  • Effectively use new and existing technologies recognising their advantages and limitations
  • Sustain intellectual curiosity by updating their knowledge, engage in continuous training and research, and take control of their own learning and development
  • Recognise and apply IEEE/ACM/ACS standards in the process of software requirements, design and development
  • Contribute to society using technology in an ethical, legal, and socially responsible manner
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership and ethical practice when working independently and collaboratively


Minimum English language entry requirements

ENGLISH QUALIFICATION SCORE
International English
Language Testing System
(IELTS)
Overall 6.5
(no individual band
below 6.0)
Test of English as a
Foreign Language (TOEFL)
79 (band minimum W-21,
L-13, R-13, S-18)
SPM 1119 English C
GCE ‘A’ Level E
GCE ‘O’ Level C

Cut-off scores

QUALIFICATIONS SCORE
GCE-A Level/ STPM/ (best of 3 subjects) 5
UEC (best of 5 selected subjects) 20
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 60
ATAR (WACE/ SACE/ HSC/ VCE/ AUSMAT/ SAM/ MUFY) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India/ Pakistan 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Cut-off scores key:

GCE : General Certificate of Education
STPM : Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
IB : International Baccalaureate
ATAR : Australian Tertiary Admission Rank – applicable to all Australian matriculation
HKDSE : Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
India : Includes All India Senior School Certificate awarded by The Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE), Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) awarded by one of the State Secondary School Boards. Certificates awarded by the CBSE and the CISCE are generally considered to represent a higher level of achievement than state certificates.
Sri Lanka : GCE ‘A’ level issued by the Department of Examinations

Score Conversion for Advanced level/GCE/GCSE:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
Grades awarded up to 2009: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010)

Subject Grades Conversion for STPM : A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1
The following UEC subjects are included in the aggregate of best five subject:
• Mathematics • Advance Mathematics I • Advance Mathematics II • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Business Studies • Bookkeeping and Accounts • Accounting
• Economics • History • Geography • Computing and Information Technology

Note: scores for individual prerequisites may be taken into consideration for assessment purposes.

Course Prerequisites

Mathematics. Calculus is desirable.

• Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
• Australian Computer Society

Diploma applications will be treated on case to case basis.

• Cyber security analyst
• Forensic computer analyst
• Software developer
• IT analyst
• Web application developer
• Software engineer
• Software developer
• Games developer
• Analyst
• Algorithm designer
• Web applications developer

Software Engineering 

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
Object Oriented Program Design
Introduction to Software Engineering
Linear Algebra 1
Statistical Data Analysis
Science Communications

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Unix and C Programming
Data Structures and Algorithms
Foundations of Computer Science
Database Systems

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Computer Communications
Operating Systems
Object Oriented Software Engineering
Design and Analysis of Algorithms

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2
Computer Graphics
Requirements Engineering
Mobile Application Development
Elective unit

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 1
Capstone Computing Project 1
Human Computer Interface
Software Metrics
Elective unit

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 2
Capstone Computing Project 2
Software Engineering Testing
Software Engineering Concepts
Elective unit

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

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