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Take your place in the fast-paced world of software engineering
Software engineers design and implement the software systems our society depends on—from biotechnology to sports to submarines. You'll learn about software engineering theory and software development and program construction.
You'll study mathematics, computer systems, engineering principles and information systems. You'll learn through group project work, developing software for external clients, and gain skills in teamwork, project management and quality management. You'll also learn about international standards and industry best practice techniques.
Study software engineering at Griffith
Strong professional capabilities
Upon graduation you’ll be ready to make your mark in the rapidly changing software industry, able to apply industry best practice to developing and commercialising new software products. Your skills and knowledge will be in demand by employers in a wide range of industries.
Essential industry experience
Our programs have a strong practical focus - our industry placements provide you with the opportunity to develop work-ready skills. Our teaching focuses on ‘learning by doing’ and you’ll complete project work developing software for real clients.
Study your way
You can create your course timetable to fit in with your job or your travel plans, just ask us how. With the flexibility of studying part-time or full-time, and over two or three trimesters each year, you have choices.
Engineering at Griffith has rated 5-stars for Skills Development, Educational Experience, Teaching Quality and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
As part of his degree, Thomas did a work placement at Gilmour Space Technologies—an aerospace start-up based on Queensland's Gold Coast—which turned into a full‑time role. He's now a software engineer and part of a team designing and building a rocket set to deploy commercial payloads by 2022. 'I was drawn to the possibility of using my knowledge to better the world in one way or another, so decided to apply for the Bachelor of Engineering at Griffith.'
Classrooms that reflect the workplace
Creating new ways to enhance student learning
Our new Engineering, Technology and Aviation building at Nathan is a space for innovation and collaboration. With the latest in hands-on technology, the building offers engineering, IT and aviation students the opportunity to learn in spaces designed to reflect the workplace.
75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*
You'll be prepared for a career in software development and be equipped to meet the demands of the rapidly changing software industry. You'll find employment as a software architect, software developer, software engineer, software tester, IT project manager, systems analyst, security specialist, computational scientist, programmer, networking and communications specialist, and in research and development.
* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.
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