Graduate Certificate of Software Engineering
Solve complex problems and communicate technical solutions
Learn in-demand IT skills in this course co-developed with IBM. You’ll cover current software engineering standards and processes. Explore the entire development lifecycle of IT systems. Apply project management principles to software development.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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What you'll learn
As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Solve complex commercial software engineering problems with innovation and ethical practice.
- Solve a variety of technical problems including those related to emerging technologies.
- Analyse problem sets to synthesise critical software engineering solutions.
- Communicate technical solutions, recommendations and workarounds efficiently to a variety of audiences.
Demonstrate an awareness of the software engineering body of knowledge with a view towards ethics of practice in a global and sustainable context. This course is ideal for those wishing to upskill and acquire new technology skills and traditional design concepts to give them an edge in the industry. Potential career paths include:
- Software Engineer
- Software Developer
- Digital Project Leader
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University in a relevant field of study OR
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification OR
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
Work and Life
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
English Proficiency Requirements
Students who do not meet the above criteria are required to Undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing from an Australian Government approved provider and demonstrate competency at exit level three (3) in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Credit for previous study or work
This course provides the foundation for all postgraduate Software Engineering specialisations. You’ll focus on the knowledge required to design and implement advanced software engineering techniques and analyses designing, developing and using systems while employing well-informed software engineering methodologies. You’ll explore models and architectural techniques to develop secure software engineered solutions and learn about platform constraints, version control and issue tracking. Project management and monitoring tools will enable real-time progress and issue tracking leading to efficient software development.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 6 months full time, 12 months part time, 12 weeks accelerated