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


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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 – Semester 1, 2021 Intake onward

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
Programming Design and Implementation
Introduction to Software Engineering
Fundamental Concepts of Data Security
Integrating Indigenous Science and STEM

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Unix and C Programming
Data Structures and Algorithms
Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers
Requirements Engineering

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Computer Communications
Operating Systems
Object Oriented Software Engineering
Software Engineering Testing

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2
Database Systems
Distributed Computing
Mobile Application Development
Cyber Crime and Security Enhanced Programming

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 1
Capstone Computing Project 1
Human Computer Interface
Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Elective Units Y3 S1 (Select 1 unit from the list of elective units to the total value of 25 credits)

  • Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
  • Machine Learning

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 2
Capstone Computing Project 2
Software Engineering Concepts

Elective Units Y3 S2

  • Computer Systems
  • Computing Topics

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Software Engineering – Semester 2, 2021 Intake onward

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
Programming Design and Implementation
Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers
Database Systems

Elective Unit Y1 S1

  • Computer Systems

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Unix and C Programming
Data Structures and Algorithms
Introduction to Software Engineering
Integrating Indigenous Science and STEM

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Cyber Security Concepts
Computer Communications
Requirements Engineering
Mobile Application Development

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2
Software Engineering Testing
Human Computer Interface
Operating Systems
Object Oriented Software Engineering

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 1
Capstone Computing Project 1
Software Engineering Concepts
Distributed Computing
Cyber Crime and Security Enhanced Programming

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 2
Capstone Computing Project 2
Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Fundamental Concepts of Data Security

Elective Units Y3 S2 (Select 1 unit from the list of elective units to the total value of 25 credits)

  • Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
  • Machine Learning

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

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