BP096 - Bachelor of Software Engineering

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RMIT program code: BP096
Plan name: Bachelor of Software Engineering
Plan code: BP096P8
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 061069G

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  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 degree is 384 credit points or 32 courses equivalent.  This consists of:

  • 16 core courses
  • 1-year of industry experience (in the 3rd year of the program)
  • A major project (in the final year of the program)
  • Four Software Engineering Option Courses
  • Two University electives (you may choose additional Computer Science electives or Software Engineering electives in place of University electives).

 

VERY IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE ESSENTIALS

NEW STUDENTS:

Induction and Orientation Essentials

Before starting your courses in your program, you are strongly advised to complete the Academic Integrity module and the Lab/Unix Induction program. These skills are essential.

 

CONTINUING STUDENTS:

Some changes were made to the BP096 program structure in 2019.

  • Remove COSC1111 Data Communication and Net-centric Computing from first year;
  • Remove COSC2413 Web Programming from first year;
  • Add COSC2758 Further Web Programing as a core in first year;
  • COSC2391 Software Architecture: Design and Implementation has been renamed as Further Programming;
  • Reduce final year Software Engineering Project from 48CP to 24CP.

If you commenced the BP096 program in 2018 or prior, the following transition rules will apply.

- Retained Credit

All credit points successfully completed in accordance to the previous program structure will count towards completion of this updated program plan.

- Changed core courses

If you have completed 96 credit points or more, you are not required to take COSC2758 Further Web Programming

If you have already taken  COSC1111 Data Communication and Net-centric Computing or COSC2413 Web Programming they will be considered as Software Engineering Option courses.

If you have completed 48CP Softare Engineering Project, the excess 24CP will be credited towards Software Engineering Option courses.

Please refer to the detailed transition plan available on BP096 Program Canvas Shell -- https://rmit.instructure.com/courses/45999 (RMIT CAS login required).

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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.

Lodge the relevant credit/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 your study plan can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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Year One 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) commencing in first semester.

Semester 1:

  • COSC2627 Discrete Structures in Computing
  • COSC2473 Introduction to Computer Systems
  • COSC1284 Programming Techniques
  • COSC2628 User-centred Design

Semester 2:

  • ISYS1057 Database Concepts
  • COSC2758 Further Web Programming
  • COSC2536 Security in Computing and Information Technology
  • COSC2391 Further Programming

 

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

Complete the following Eight (8) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Discrete Structures in Computing12YesCOSC2627City Campus1342
Introduction to Computer Systems12YesCOSC2473City Campus13531354
Programming Techniques12COSC1284City Campus13721376
User-centred Design12COSC2628City Campus12811275
Security in Computing and Information Technology12COSC2536City Campus13311337
Further Programming12YesCOSC2391City Campus13293305
Database Concepts12YesISYS1057City Campus13381347
Further Web Programming12COSC2758City Campus3345
 
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

 

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 Theory12YesCOSC1107City Campus1325
Software Engineering Fundamentals12YesISYS1118City Campus13131310
Advanced Programming Techniques12YesCOSC1076City Campus13151312
Software Engineering: Process and Tools12YesCOSC2299City Campus1306
Algorithms and Analysis12YesCOSC2123City Campus13181315
Operating Systems Principles12YesCOSC1114City Campus1365
Professional Computing Practice12YesCOSC1147City Campus13211369
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from 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 136YesINTE2376City Campus1320
Approved Industry Experience 236YesINTE2377City Campus1317
Software Engineering Principles and Practice 112YesINTE2374City Campus1311
Software Engineering Principles and Practice 212YesINTE2375City Campus1308
 
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 Electives

You may choose additional Computer Science electives or Software Engineering electives in place of the University electives.

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 Design12YesISYS1084City Campus1364
Software Engineering Project24YesCOSC2410City Campus13101307
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from 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 Intelligence12YesCOSC1127City Campus1323
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2626City Campus1321
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC1111City Campus1330
Database Applications12YesISYS1102City Campus1345
Database Systems12YesCOSC2406City Campus1340
Interactive 3D Graphics and Animation12YesCOSC1187City Campus1351
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2471City Campus1357
Machine Learning12YesCOSC2673City Campus1361
Mobile Application Development12YesCOSC2309City Campus1360
Practical Data Science12YesCOSC2738City Campus3365
Network Programming12YesCOSC1179City Campus1362
Programming Internet of Things12YesCOSC2674City Campus3364
Rapid Application Development12YesCOSC2675City Campus1336
Real-Time Rendering and 3D Games Programming12YesCOSC1226City Campus1343
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1071City Campus1339
Software Testing12YesISYS1087City Campus1265
Systems Architecture12YesISYS1089City Campus1277
Usability Engineering12YesCOSC1183City Campus1279
Web3D and Graphics Technologies12YesINTE1113City Campus1284
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

College of Science, Engineering and Health
Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus

Enquiries can be submitted via RMIT Connect Student Portal

Building 10, Level 9, Room 1
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: +61 3 9925 2621

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Program Manager: Dr. Charles Thevathayan

School of Science

Email: charles.thevathayan@rmit.edu.au

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Canvas Shell for BP096 Program: https://rmit.instructure.com/courses/45999

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Timetabling

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

 

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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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