Master of Technology (Software Engineering)

Graduates of this program will have the specialist knowledge required to understand and implement advanced software engineering techniques.
This course is offered at multiple locations, select your prefered campus to see when it is offered.
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Brisbane
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Brisbane
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Summer 2022
Summer 2023
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This course may be on offer at a partner institution.

Length
2 years
(240 credit points = 2.0 EFTSL)
Entry requirements
Entry requirements apply to this course

Graduates of this program will have the specialist knowledge required to understand and implement advanced software engineering techniques - design, implement and maintain IT systems using a well-informed software engineering approach and create high quality software in a systematic and efficient manner. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of industries including security and defence, education, aerospace, health, business and finance.

  • Programmer
  • Systems administrator
  • SAP consultant
  • Systems designer
  • Software analyst
  • Systems tester

As a software engineer you will create, maintain and modify computer software as well as analyse current software products. You will also evaluate new programming tools and techniques.

Graduates may find employment in a variety of industries withthe production of medium to large scale software.

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION
ITECH1100, 15 credit points
NETWORKING AND SECURITY
ITECH1102, 15 credit points
BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS
ITECH1103, 15 credit points
FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING
ITECH1400, 15 credit points

Semester 2

ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS
ITECH5402, 15 credit points
PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH AND COMMUNICATION
ITECH5500, 15 credit points
SOFTWARE TESTING
ITECH7409, 15 credit points
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING METHODOLOGIES
ITECH7410, 15 credit points

Year 2

Semester 1

COMPARATIVE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
ITECH5403, 15 credit points
LEADERSHIP IN IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT
ITECH7401, 15 credit points

Semester 2

MASTERS PROJECT
ITECH7415, 60 credit points
16 hours per week

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

The entry requirement is successful completion of a degree that is the equivalent of a Bachelor degree, not necessarily in an IT-related discipline. The applicant's entire academic record can be taken into consideration when assessing eligibility for the course.

Selection officers will consider the applicant's range of studies, and can place greater importance on studies which demonstrate ability to progress satisfactorily in an IT degree.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: CG9

CRICOS code: 080497G (Mt Helen)

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$8,301 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2023

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Other study costs

Estimated non tuition fees: $150.00 (international students)

Optional SAP Training and Certification: $2,000-2,500.
It will be the student's responsibility to pay the additional $2000-$2500 if they wish to obtain SAP training and certification after undertaking SAP related courses (Data Warehousing and RealTime Analytics).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Information Technology

Course coordinator

Azadeh Noori Hoshyar