Studying software development at Deakin you’ll learn about the hardware needed to run applications, and gain knowledge of the programming and software engineering needed to develop complex software, database and networking solutions. As a graduate, a range of jobs are available, from reviewing current IT systems and improving systems to writing program codes and focusing on project development.
Practical Software Development assignments were really good, they gave me the chance to develop something from scratch using the skills I'd learnt in previous units.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
Industry experience in every IT course
All IT students can undertake an internship, allowing you to apply your learning and gain industry experience that counts towards your degree. You'll also experience the work environment and develop professional networks before you graduate.
Software development courses
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The School of Information Technology aims to benefit society by generating new fundamental knowledge, training tomorrow's technology leaders and advancing industry technologies to maintain a competitive edge. Our research develops your skills and, with our expert staff supervising you, you'll be on the right path to a successful career.
Our courses are professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), so your degree will be recognised by industry, which in turn will help you stand out to future employers.
Software development graduates can demonstrate a range of skills including problem-solving strategies, high-level analytical skills and investigation techniques.
This can lead to employment in roles such as:
- component integrator
- computer systems maintenance
- database and web designer
- data communications
- information systems development
- network manager
- object-oriented and procedural programmer
- project manager
- software developer
- system analyst
- systems programmer.
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