This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.
Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Information Technology component of any bachelors double degrees.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
The software engineering minor provides a selection of units from the specialist course in software engineering covering all aspects of the software lifecycle, together with the tools, processes, management methods and quality assurance techniques required to deliver robust reliable software, on time and within budget. This minor will provide additional depth and rigour for any information technology, computer science or engineering student with a particular interest in programming and software.
Software engineering is listed in the Bachelor of Information Technology at Clayton as a minor.
No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to the minor.
* This unit has a prerequisite of any Year 12 Mathematics study or MTH1010 or equivalent.
** Students who have credited this unit to another major or minor, or have taken an introductory programming unit as part of a course other than the Bachelor of Information Technology should replace it with FIT3077 (Software engineering: Architecture and design).
Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:
Students in this course can complete the minor by using 24 points of their free electives or, where, relevant prescribed FIT electives.*
Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor by using 24 points of their free electives.
Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Information Technology component in the following double degrees:*
* Depending on units completed it may be possible for students to complete a minor and a major by using, where relevant, prescribed FIT electives. Students cannot complete both a minor and a major in the same area of study.
** Students studying the secondary education specialisation in this double degree cannot complete a minor.