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This degree provides students with technical expertise in designing and developing software, as well as planning, managing and operating complex software systems.

This degree provides students with technical expertise in designing and developing software, as well as planning, managing and operating complex software systems.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Software)

N/481/6/0836 (03.10.2028) | MQA/PSA15080

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Software provides students with technical expertise in designing and developing software, as well as planning, managing and operating complex software systems. On top of that, students are equipped with professional knowledge and skills in creating stand-alone, mobile, networked, and web-based software solutions for a full-spectrum of domains.

Graduates are eligible to apply for graduate membership with Engineers Australia (EA).

Degree including honours

INTAKES
January, February, September, October

DURATION

4 years

Course details

Course objectives

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the chosen major in engineering in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking and judgment
  • Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research with some independence, as preparation for research higher degrees
  • Apply problem solving, design and decision-making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence
  • Apply abstraction, mathematics and engineering fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a model, using appropriate engineering methods and tools
  • Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a diverse team, and use the basic tools and practices of project management within project work
  • Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and an awareness of professional engineering practice in a global and sustainable context
  • Reflect on and take responsibility for their own learning and self-management processes, and manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing of personal performance as a means of managing continuing professional development and lifelong learning.

Course structure

For the completion of Bachelor of Engineering (Software) (Honours), students are required to complete a total of 32 units (400 credit points) consisting of:

  • 12 Core Units of Study (150 credit points)
  • 16 units of study from Robotics and Mechatronics Major (200 credit points)
  • 4 Elective units (50 credit points), either from Specialist Studies electives or an approved minor

Units of study

Fees & scholarships

Fee*

Malaysian students
RM33,520 annual
International students
RM42,440 annual

* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Scholarships

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

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English Requirements

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Application process

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Software will contribute to producing qualified graduates with skills for the following career:

  • Software engineer
  • Software Systems Developer
  • System Analyst
  • Software Architect
  • Software Modeller
  • Quality Analyst
  • Project and Technology Manager

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