Organisations worldwide rely on information and computing technology (ICT) to underpin virtually every aspect of their operations. As a result, software, web and app developers are highly sought after for their specialist capabilities. The ACS Australia's Digital Pulse 2019 report forecasts an additional 100,000 ICT jobs will be created in the five years to 2024. Salaries in the sector average at $130,000, according to Seek.com.au.
1. To qualify for the award a candidate admitted under Rules (a) and (d) must pass units to the value of 96 credit points including not more than 18 credit points at 100-level, not more than 24 credit points at 200 level and at least 54 credit points at 500-level.
2. To qualify for the award a candidate admitted under Rule (b) must pass units to the value of 96 credit points including not more than 18 credit points at 200-level and at least 54 credit points at 500-level.
3. To qualify for the award a candidate admitted under Rule (c) must pass units to the value of 96 credit points including at least 42 credit points at 500-level.
Rule A and Rule D
54 credit points
Complete the following units:
Software Development Studio 1 (COSC101) – 6 credit points
Introduction to Programming and the UNIX Environment (COSC110) – 6 credit points
Object Oriented Programming (COSC120) – 6 credit points
Database Management Systems (COSC210) – 6 credit points
Software Development Studio 2 (COSC220) – 6 credit points
Web Programming (COSC260) – 6 credit points
Software Project Management (COSC510) – 6 credit points
Advanced Web Programming (COSC560) – 6 credit points
User Experience and Interaction Design (COSC570) – 6 credit points
A candidate shall hold:
an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline*; or
an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline*; or
for an international student, hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from an overseas institution and be studying on a full-time fee-paying basis at the UNE Sydney Campus.
*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to the following:Computing Science
English Language Requirements
All applicants must meet a minimum of one of the following criteria:
English is the applicant's first language; or
Satisfactory completion, within five years of the date of application for admission to UNE, of at least one year of full-time or equivalent full-time study at senior secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level in a country in which English is the primary official language or co-official language and in which English was the sole medium of instruction and assessment for the particular period of study claimed; or
A pass grade or better in an English language subject at Australian Year 12 level or overseas equivalent; or
An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5*; or
Equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component*; or
A Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50*
Information technology graduates are in high demand in many fields. With future fit skills and up-to-date technical knowledge, career options include, but are not limited to:
systems analysis and design
internet and e-commerce
systems management and administration.