Course list for the Software Engineering Single Major
Information valid for students commencing 2018
Software Engineering
Students must complete for the BE(Hons) (Software Engineering) a Single Major (Plan code: SOFTWX2342) or Extended Major (SOFTWY2342), #64 comprising one of the following:

 a major  #52, comprising
(i) #42, being all courses from part A  compulsory; and
(ii) #10 from part B electives with a minimum of #6 at level four; and  balance from electives
(i) a minimum of #4 from courses on the BE(Hons) list, other than courses on the BE(Hons) year 1 part D list; and
(ii) a maximum of #4 from courses on the BE(Hons) year 1 part D list; and
(iii) a maximum of #4 from level one courses not on the BE(Hons) list;
OR
 a major  #52, comprising

 an extended major  #60, comprising
(i) #42, being all courses from part A  compulsory; and
(ii) #14 from part B  electives with a minimum of #10 at level four; and
(iii) #4 from the combination of part C  coverage electives and part B electives; and  balance from electives OR
 an extended major  #60, comprising

 a major and a minor  #60, comprising
(i) #42, being all courses from part A  compulsory; and
(ii) #8 as set out in part D under the approved minor field; and
(iii) #10 from part B  electives not counted towards part D with a least #6 at level four; and  balance from electives
 a major and a minor  #60, comprising
Part A  Compulsory
Year 1
4 units from
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
ENGG1100  2  Engineering Design 
ENGG1200  2  Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving 
ENGG1211  4  Engineering Design, Modelling & Problem Solving ^{[1]} 
and 4 units from
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
[ MATH1051  2  Calculus & Linear Algebra I ^{[2]} 
[ or  
[ MATH1071  2  Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I 
[ MATH1052  2  Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations 
[ or  
[ MATH1072  2  Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations 
and 4 units for
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
CSSE1001  2  Introduction to Software Engineering 
ENGG1300  2  Introduction to Electrical Systems 
Year 1 or Year 2, Semester 1
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
INFS1200  2  Introduction to Information Systems 
MATH1061  2  Discrete Mathematics 
Year 2, Semester 1
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
CSSE2002  2  Programming in the Large 
CSSE2010  2  Introduction to Computer Systems 
Year 2, Semester 2
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
COMP3506  2  Algorithms & Data Structures 
CSSE2310  2  Computer Systems Principles and Programming 
DECO2800  2  Design Computing Studio 2  Testing & Evaluation 
STAT2203  2  Probability Models and Data Analysis for Engineering 
Year 3, Semester 1
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
CSSE3002  2  The Software Process 
DECO2500  2  HumanComputer Interaction 
DECO3800  2  Design Computing Studio 3  Proposal 
Year 3, Semester 2
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
DECO3801  2  Design Computing Studio 3  Build 
Year 4
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
[ ENGG4801  4  Thesis Project ^{[1]} 
[ or  
[ ENGG4802  4  Thesis Project ^{[1]} 
[ or  
[ ENGG4805  4  Thesis Project ^{[3]} 
Year 4, Semester 1 or Semester 2
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
ENGG4900  2  Professional Practice and the Business Environment 
Part B  Electives
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
COMP3301  2  Operating Systems Architecture 
COMP3702  2  Artificial Intelligence 
COMP4403  2  Compilers and Interpreters 
COMP4500  2  Advanced Algorithms & Data Structures 
COMP4702  2  Machine Learning 
COMS3000  2  Information Security 
COMS3200  2  Computer Networks I 
COMS4200  2  Computer Networks II 
COMS4507  2  Advanced Computer and Network Security 
COSC3000  2  Visualization, Computer Graphics & Data Analysis 
COSC3500  2  HighPerformance Computing 
CSSE3010  2  Embedded Systems Design & Interfacing 
CSSE3100  2  Reasoning About Programs 
CSSE4004  2  Distributed Computing 
CSSE4010  2  Digital System Design 
DECO1400  2  Introduction to Web Design 
DECO3500  2  Social & Mobile Computing 
DECO4500  2  Advanced HumanComputer Interaction 
INFS2200  2  Relational Database Systems 
INFS3200  2  Advanced Database Systems 
INFS3202  2  Web Information Systems 
Part C  Coverage Electives
Course Code  Units  Course Title 
CSSE4011  2  Advanced Embedded Systems 
ENGG4000  2  Introduction to Systems Engineering 
ENGG4020  2  Systems Safety Engineering 
ENGG4800  2  Project Management 
INFS3204  2  ServiceOriented Architectures 
INFS4203  2  Data Mining 
INFS4205  2  Advanced Techniques for High Dimensional Data 
[ MATH2000  2  Calculus & Linear Algebra II 
[ or  
[ MATH2001  2  Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II 
MATH2010  1  Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations 
Part D  Minor
Data Science
Students enrolled in the Data Science minor are required to obtain #8 from the courses listed below,
including all #4 from group A and #4 from group B.
Note: noncompulsory courses may be prerequisites for some of these courses.
End notes
 [1] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
 [2] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
 [3] Code for students completing the course in one semester.