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Introduction to Software development

Find an online software development course so you can launch your career as a problem solver.

Here at Open Universities Australia, you can compare IT and computer science courses that allow you to major in software development. These courses will give you the core technical skills you need to thrive in the IT industry.

Then, you’ll learn how to become an expert programmer who can build, deploy and modify the software applications that we rely on.

David studied information technology with Swinburne University through Open Universities Australia

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Software development study FAQs

What do you learn in a software development course?

As a software developer, you’ll collaborate with a range of people, from clients to fellow IT colleagues. That’s why you’ll learn both technical skills and relationship-building skills in your online software development course.

Depending on the study path you choose, you can explore:

  • Core IT areas that will support your work, including computer systems, data structures and internet technologies
  • Software, mobile, web and database development
  • How to write code in key programming languages including Python and Java
  • The agile approach to planning and executing software development projects
  • How to collaborate with clients and teammates during the six stages of the software development lifecycle

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