BP096 - Bachelor of Software Engineering

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RMIT program code: BP096
Plan name: Bachelor of Software Engineering
Plan code: BP096P21
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 061069G

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester:

   Year One of Program
 
AND   Year Two of Program
 
AND   Year Three of Program
 
AND   Year Four of Program
 
AND   Software Engineering Options:
 

A recommended full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this bachelor's degree is 384 credit points or 32 courses equivalent.  This consists of:

  • 14 core courses
  • 1-year of industry experience (in the 3rd year of the program)
  • A major project of 24 credit points (in the final year of the program)
  • Four (4) Software Engineering Option courses
  • Two (2) University Elective courses (you may choose additional Computer Science or Software Engineering Option courses in place of University Elective courses).

 

VERY IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE ESSENTIALS

NEW STUDENTS:

Induction and Orientation Essentials

Before starting your courses in your program, we strongly advise you to complete following induction modules:

· Academic Integrity Micro-credential (https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/short-courses/academic-integrity-awareness)

· Unix Induction Module (accessible from Program Canvas Modules)

These skills are essential.

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Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

  • If you are eligible for credit transfer or advanced standing please based on previously completed formal training and/or qualifications submit the Credit transfer (higher education and vocational education) and RPL (higher education) application form.
  • If you are seeking to claim RPL based on skills and knowledge acquired through courses provided by professional bodies, work, and other forms of practical and life experience (as well as previous formal study that is more than 10 years old) then you are required to submit the Higher education application for RPL assessment form with the Credit transfer and higher education recognition of prior learning application form.

You can find all the relevant Credit Transfer/RPL forms on:

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student- essentials/enrolment/apply-for-credit

Lodge the relevant Credit Transfer/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. On the successful outcome of your application, a customised study plan will be issued to you which you must follow.

Note: Non-compliance to the Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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To graduate you must complete the following:

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Year One of Program

Please follow the structure below when enrolling into your Year One courses:

Stage A: Please complete the follwing Three (3) Courses:

COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1 (12 credit points)
MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1 (12 credit points)
COSC2803 Programming Studio 1 (24 credit points)

 

Stage B: Please complete the following Three (3) Courses: 

COSC2802 Programming Bootcamp 2 (12 credit points)
MATH2412 Mathematics for Computing 2 (12 credit points)
COSC2804 Programming Studio 2 (24 credit points)

 

NOTE: these courses are scheduled to run during the Flexible Semester, courses may start and end at different times. Please consult the information below for when these courses will be running.

Flex-Term 1: Starts Monday, 01 March 2021 - Ends Friday, 09 April 2021
Release of Results: Friday, 16 April 2021

Offering Course:
COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1

 

Flex-term 2: Starts Monday, 19 April 2021 - Ends, Friday 25 June 2021
Release of Results: Monday, 12 July 2021

Offering Courses:
COSC2803 Programming Studio 1
MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1

 

Flex-term 3: Starts Monday, 19 July 2021 - Ends Friday, 20 August 2021
Release of Results: Friday, 26 August 2021

Offering Courses:
COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1 (mid-year entry students)
COSC2802 Programming Bootcamp 2

 

Flex term 4: Starts Monday, 06 September 2021 - Ends Friday, 12 November 2021
Release of Results: Monday, 29 November 2021

Offering Courses:
COSC2803 Programming Studio 1 (mid-year entry students)
MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1 (mid-year entry students)
COSC2804 Programming Studio 2
MATH2412 Mathematics for Computing 2

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

Stage A: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
AND

Stage B: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

As not all courses run every semester, the following is the recommended sequence of courses for full-time students (without any advanced standing).

Semester 1:

  • ISYS1118 Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • COSC1076 Advanced Programming Techniques
  • COSC2123 Algorithms and Analysis
  • One (1) Software Engineering Option course

Semester 2:

  • COSC2299 Software Engineering: Process and Tools
  • COSC1107 Computing Theory
  • COSC1114 Operating System Principles
  • COSC1147 Professional Computing Practice

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

 

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Computing Theory 12 Yes COSC1107 City Campus 2316
Software Engineering Fundamentals 12 Yes ISYS1118 City Campus 2395 2375
Advanced Programming Techniques 12 Yes COSC1076 City Campus 2337
Software Engineering: Process and Tools 12 Yes COSC2299 City Campus 2330
Algorithms and Analysis 12 Yes COSC2123 City Campus 2350 2328
Operating Systems Principles 12 Yes COSC1114 City Campus 2319
Professional Computing Practice 12 Yes COSC1147 City Campus 2339 2322
AND

Select and Complete a Twelve (12) Credit Point Course from the Software Engineering Options. Please refer to the list of Software Engineering Options at the end of this program structure:

 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Enrolment and completion of the following courses constitute the industry placement (internship).

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Approved Industry Experience 1 36 Yes INTE2376 City Campus 2388
Approved Industry Experience 2 36 Yes INTE2377 City Campus 2363
Software Engineering Principles and Practice 1 12 Yes INTE2374 City Campus 2387
Software Engineering Principles and Practice 2 12 Yes INTE2375 City Campus 2362
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Semester 1:

  • ISYS1084 Object-oriented Software Design
  • Three (3) Software Engineering Option courses

Semester 2:

  • COSC2410 Software Engineering Project
  • Two (2) University Elective courses

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

 

You may choose additional Computer Science or Software Engineering Option courses in place of the University Elective courses.

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Object Oriented Software Design 12 Yes ISYS1084 City Campus 2391
Software Engineering Project 24 Yes COSC2410 City Campus 2363 2336
AND

Select and Complete Thirty Six (36) Credit Points of Courses from the Software Engineering Options. Please refer to the list of Software Engineering Options at the end of this program structure:

AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Software Engineering Options:

List of Software Engineering Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Artificial Intelligence 12 Yes COSC1127 City Campus 2321
Cloud Computing 12 Yes COSC2626 City Campus 2367
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing 12 Yes COSC1111 City Campus 2317
Database Applications 12 Yes ISYS1102 City Campus 2371
Database Systems 12 Yes COSC2406 City Campus 2360
Security Testing 12 Yes INTE2547 City Campus 3408
Interactive 3D Graphics and Animation 12 Yes COSC1187 City Campus 2343
iPhone Software Engineering 12 Yes COSC2471 City Campus 3404
Machine Learning 12 Yes COSC2673 City Campus 2374
Practical Data Science 12 Yes COSC2738 City Campus 2377 2354
Rapid Application Development 12 Yes COSC2675 City Campus 2375
Real-Time Rendering and 3D Games Programming 12 Yes COSC1226 City Campus 2345
Secure Electronic Commerce 12 Yes INTE1071 City Campus 2361
Software Testing 12 Yes ISYS1087 City Campus 2369
Usability Engineering 12 Yes COSC1183 City Campus 3407
Further Web Programming 12 Yes COSC2758 City Campus 3403
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries
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  • Call us: (+61 3) 9925 5000 - (Select option "3" for Higher Education and then select option "4" for Science, Engineering and Health)

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Canvas Shell for BP096P21 Program: https://rmit.instructure.com/courses

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Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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