Software Development

Unit set code: NMIASD | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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The minor prepares students for careers in software engineering. Students will be provided with broad and coherent knowledge in contemporary software modelling techniques and specialised software development technologies. Modules include object-oriented programming, web programming and mobile application development. Students will also have opportunity to work on a productive software development team by applying the core principles consistent in software design, construction and maintenance.

Unit set structure

For a minor study, students must complete forty-eight (48) credit points of study, comprising of:

  • Four (4) Specialist Area units.
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Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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