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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

What is a Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering?

Our world is rapidly changing with Software Engineers amoung the most in-demand skillsets in the world. If you're looking to upskill fast and develop your knowledge all while future-proofing your career, our Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering is the perfect starting point. With accelerated and flexible study options, our online Graduate Certificate can be completed in as little as 12 weeks with the opportunity to pathway into a 12 month Master of Software Engineering specialising in Artificial Intelligence or Cloud Computing. This course is part of our Creative Technology suite, combining the worlds of design and technology to empower graduates with the technical software skills and traditional design concepts to give them an edge in the industry.

Billy Blue College of Design courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Sydney, Melbourne

Available online. International students must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester. All face to face courses are also available for online mode of delivery. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided assurance that exceptions will be made to the usual face-to-face learning requirements.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 14 Sep 2020

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Workload

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

Course Duration

Full-time: 2 trimesters

Part-time and accelerated options available

WHY STUDY AT TORRENS?

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Associate Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Junior Systems Engineer
  • Data Analyst
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

Course Overview

The Graduate Certificate of Software Engineering provides opportunities for individuals wishing to professionally upskill to acquire new technology skills. This course consists of four subjects totalling 40 credit points forming the foundation for all postgraduate Software Engineering specialisations such as Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Networking & Cybersecurity.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the software engineering body of knowledge with a view towards ethics of practice in a global and sustainable context.

How you'll study

Fees & Scholarships

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

The standard entry requirement is a completed qualification at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University in a relevant field of study or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification or equivalent.

Students without an undergraduate degree, may be admitted on the basis of

  • At least 3 years professional experience in software development (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; AND
  • A discipline specific portfolio; AND
  • A recommendation letter from 2 most recent employers (applicable to international students, and in addition to academic or special entry requirements noted above)/li>
This course is not yet available for international students.

The standard entry requirement is a completed qualification at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University in a relevant field of study or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification or equivalent.

Students without an undergraduate degree, may be admitted on the basis of

  • At least 3 years professional experience in software development (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; AND
  • A discipline specific portfolio; AND
  • A recommendation letter from 2 most recent employers (applicable to international students, and in addition to academic or special entry requirements noted above)/li>
This course is not yet available for international students.

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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