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ProgramsEngBE Hons 2015+BE HonsSoftware (2019)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6INFO1110: Introduction to Programming
0ENGP1000: Professional Engagement Program 1


Note:  All students must enrol in ENGP1000 in their first semester of enrolment.
3MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
6Software Specialist - Fundamentals
3MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6ENGG1111: Integrated Engineering 1

Note:   MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.


Year 1 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
3MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
6INFO1113: Object-Oriented Programming
6Software Specialist - Fundamentals
6ELEC1601: Introduction to Computer Systems
3MATH1005: Statistics

Note:   MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.


Year 2 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6COMP2017: Systems Programming
6COMP2123: Data Structures & Algorithms
6ISYS2110: Analysis & Design of Web Information Systems
6MATH2069: Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory

Note:   Up to 12 credit points of general electives may be taken.


Year 2 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
2ENGG2111: Integrated Engineering 2
0ENGP2000: Professional Engagement Program 2


Note:  Enrolment in ENGP2000 is reliant on successful completion of ENGP1000. As such, the placement of ENGP2000 in this structure is example only, and actual enrolment in ENGP2000 is dependent on the time taken to complete ENGP1000.
6SOFT2412: Agile Software Development Practices
6SOFT2201: Software Construction and Design 1
6Software Specialist - Fundamentals
6ISYS2120: Data & Information Management

Note:   Up to 12 credit points of general electives may be taken.


Year 3 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6Software Specialist - Electives
6Software Specialist - Electives
6SOFT3202: Software Construction and Design 2 (not offered in 2018)
6Software Specialist - Electives
2ENGG3111: Integrated Engineering 3

Note:   Up to 12 credit points of general electives may be taken.


Year 3 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6SOFT3888: Software Development Project
6INFO3616: Principles of Security and Security Engineering
6Software Specialist - Electives
6ELEC3609: Internet Software Platforms

Note:   Up to 12 credit points of general electives may be taken.


Year 4 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
0ENGP3000: Professional Engagement Program 3


Note:  Enrolment in ENGP3000 is reliant on successful completion of ENGP2000. As such, the placement of ENGP3000 in this structure is example only, and actual enrolment in ENGP3000 is dependent on the time taken to complete ENGP2000.
2ENGG4111: Integrated Engineering 4
6Software Specialist - Electives
6ELEC5618: Software Quality Engineering
6COMP5348: Enterprise Scale Software Architecture
6ELEC4712: Thesis A

Note:   Students can replace ELEC4712 and ELEC4713 with INFO4991 and INFO4992 IT Research Thesis, subject to the approval of the Coursework Director of Electrical and Information Engineering.


Year 4 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6Software Specialist - Electives
6ELEC5619: Object Oriented Application Frameworks
6ELEC4713: Thesis B

Note:   Students can replace ELEC4712 and ELEC4713 with INFO4991 and INFO4992 IT Research Thesis, subject to the approval of the Coursework Director of Electrical and Information Engineering.


Major in Computer Engineering

Type CP CP From
12 Select from COMP2017: Systems Programming
INFO1113: Object-Oriented Programming
12 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
ELEC2602: Digital Logic
18 Select from ELEC3506: Data Communications and the Internet
ELEC3607: Embedded Systems
ELEC3608: Computer Architecture
6 Select from COMP3520: Operating Systems Internals - not offered in 2018
ELEC3104: Engineering Electromagnetics
ELEC3304: Control
ELEC3305: Digital Signal Processing
ELEC3404: Electronic Circuit Design
ELEC3702: Management for Engineers
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Note: Please check the prerequisites for the higher level units in this major and ensure you will be able to complete them prior to undertaking the higher level units.

Major in Internet of Things (IoT)

Type CP CP From
12 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
ELEC2602: Digital Logic
30 Select from ELEC3506: Data Communications and the Internet
ELEC5509: Mobile Networks
ELEC5514: Networked Embedded Systems
ELEC5517: Software Defined Networks
ELEC5518: IoT for Critical Infrastructures
6 Select from COMP5047: Pervasive Computing
COMP5216: Mobile Computing
COMP5426: Parallel and Distributed Computing
ELEC5208: Intelligent Electricity Networks
ELEC5508: Wireless Engineering
ELEC5616: Computer and Network Security
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Note: Please check the prerequisites for the higher level units in this major and ensure you will be able to complete them prior to undertaking the higher level units. It is highly recommended that you take ELEC1103 as an elective prior to attempting ELEC2104 or higher level ELEC units.

Major in Power Engineering

Type CP CP From
12 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
ELEC2302: Signals and Systems
30 Select from ELEC3203: Electricity Networks
ELEC3204: Power Electronics and Applications
ELEC3206: Electrical Energy Conversion Systems
ELEC3304: Control
ELEC5204: Power Systems Analysis and Protection
6 Select from ELEC5203: Topics in Power Engineering
ELEC5205: High Voltage Engineering
ELEC5206: Sustainable Energy Systems
ELEC5207: Advanced Power Conversion Technologies
ELEC5208: Intelligent Electricity Networks
ELEC5211: Power System Dynamics and Control
ELEC5212: Power System Planning and Markets
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Note: Please check the prerequisites for the higher level units in this major and ensure you will be able to complete them prior to undertaking the higher level units. It is highly recommended that you take ELEC1103 as an elective prior to attempting ELEC2104 or higher level ELEC units.

Major in Telecommunications Engineering

Type CP CP From
12 Select from ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
ELEC2302: Signals and Systems
30 Select from ELEC3305: Digital Signal Processing
ELEC3405: Communications Electronics and Photonics
ELEC3505: Communications
ELEC3506: Data Communications and the Internet
ELEC4505: Digital Communication Systems
6 Select from ELEC5101: Antennas and Propagation
ELEC5508: Wireless Engineering
ELEC5509: Mobile Networks
ELEC5511: Optical Communication Systems
ELEC5512: Optical Networks
ELEC5516: Electrical and Optical Sensor Design
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Note: Please check the prerequisites for the higher level units in this major and ensure you will be able to complete them prior to undertaking the higher level units. It is highly recommended that you take ELEC1103 as an elective prior to attempting ELEC2104 or higher level ELEC units.

Block 1 - Engineering Core (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4811 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4812 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4022 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4023 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4712 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4713 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG2111 Integrated Engineering 2 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
ENGG3111 Integrated Engineering 3 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG4111 Integrated Engineering 4 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1000 Professional Engagement Program 1 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2000 Professional Engagement Program 2 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3000 Professional Engagement Program 3 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 36cp including:

- ENGP1000 (0cp), ENGP2000 (0cp) and ENGP3000 (0cp)

- Exactly 12cp of Integrated Engineering units comprising ENGG1111 (6cp), ENGG2111 (2cp), ENGG3111 (2cp) and ENGG4111 (2cp)

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

- A minimum of 12cp of (see note 1) from either AMME4111-4112 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CHNG4811-CHNG4812 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CIVL4022-4023 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR ELEC4712-4713 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR AMME4010 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project (24cp)

Note 1. All Thesis A units are mutually prohibited (meaning that only one can be completed), and all Thesis B units have the associated Thesis A unit as a pre-requisite. Students may undertake only the Thesis units relevant to their stream or major.

Block 2 - Software Core (Min CP: 102,Max CP: 102)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2017 Systems Programming 6 Semester 1
COMP2123 Data Structures & Algorithms 6 Semester 1
COMP5348 Enterprise Scale Software Architecture 6 Semester 1
ELEC1601 Introduction to Computer Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC3609 Internet Software Platforms 6 Semester 2
ELEC5618 Software Quality Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1113 Object-Oriented Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
INFO3616 Principles of Security and Security Engineering 6 Semester 2
ISYS2110 Analysis & Design of Web Information Systems 6 Semester 1
ISYS2120 Data & Information Management 6 Semester 2
MATH2069 Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory 6 Semester 1
SOFT2201 Software Construction and Design 1 6 Semester 2
SOFT2412 Agile Software Development Practices 6 Semester 2
SOFT3202 Software Construction and Design 2 (not offered in 2018) 6 Semester 1
SOFT3888 Software Development Project 6 Semester 2

Note: Complete all 17 units of study (102 credit points) from this table

Block 3 - Software Specialist - Fundamentals (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BUSS1030 Accounting, Business and Society 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP2022 Programming Languages, Logic and Models 6 Semester 2
COMP2922 Programming Languages, Logic and Models (Adv) 6 Semester 2
DATA1001 Foundations of Data Science 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
DATA1002 Informatics: Data and Computation 6 Semester 2
DATA1902 Informatics: Data and Computation (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
DATA2001 Data Science: Big Data and Data Diversity 6 Semester 1
DATA2002 Data Analytics: Learning from Data 6 Semester 2
DATA2901 Big Data and Data Diversity (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC1103 Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC2103 Simulation and Numerical Solutions in Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC2104 Electronic Devices and Circuits 6 Semester 2
ELEC2302 Signals and Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC2602 Digital Logic 6 Semester 1
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO2150 Introduction to Health Data Science 6 Semester 2
ISYS2160 Information Systems in the Internet Age 6 Semester 2
MATH2061 Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus 6 Semester 1
Summer Main
MKTG1001 Marketing Principles 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS1001 Physics 1 (Regular) 6 Semester 1
PHYS1003 Physics 1 (Technological) 6 Semester 2
PHYS2213 Physics 2EE 6 Semester 2
SOFT2201 Software Construction and Design 1 6 Semester 2
SOFT2412 Agile Software Development Practices 6 Semester 2

Note: 1st and 2nd year Single Degree Electives

Block 4 - Software Specialist - Electives (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 54)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP3419 Graphics and Multimedia 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3520 Operating Systems Internals - not offered in 2018 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3608 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Adv) 6 Semester 1
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5216 Mobile Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5415 Multimedia Design and Authoring 6 Semester 2
COMP5416 Advanced Network Technologies 6 Semester 2
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5425 Multimedia Retrieval 6 Semester 1
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC3104 Engineering Electromagnetics 6 Semester 1
ELEC3203 Electricity Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC3204 Power Electronics and Applications 6 Semester 1
ELEC3206 Electrical Energy Conversion Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC3304 Control 6 Semester 2
ELEC3305 Digital Signal Processing 6 Semester 1
ELEC3404 Electronic Circuit Design 6 Semester 1
ELEC3405 Communications Electronics and Photonics 6 Semester 2
ELEC3505 Communications 6 Semester 1
ELEC3506 Data Communications and the Internet 6 Semester 2
ELEC3607 Embedded Systems 6 Semester 1
ELEC3608 Computer Architecture 6 Semester 2
ELEC3610 E-Business Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
ELEC3702 Management for Engineers 6 Semester 2
ELEC3802 Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC3803 Bioelectronics 6 Semester 2
ELEC4505 Digital Communication Systems 6 Semester 1
ELEC4706 Project Management 6 Semester 1
ELEC5101 Antennas and Propagation 6 Semester 2
ELEC5203 Topics in Power Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5204 Power Systems Analysis and Protection 6 Semester 1
ELEC5205 High Voltage Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5206 Sustainable Energy Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5207 Advanced Power Conversion Technologies 6 Semester 2
ELEC5208 Intelligent Electricity Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5211 Power System Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
ELEC5212 Power System Planning and Markets 6 Semester 2
ELEC5303 Computer Control System Design [Not Offered 2019] 6 Semester 1
ELEC5305 Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 2
ELEC5306 Advanced Signal Processing: Video Compression 6 Semester 1
ELEC5307 Advanced Signal Processing with Deep Learning 6 Semester 2
ELEC5403 Radio Frequency Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5507 Error Control Coding 6 Semester 1
ELEC5508 Wireless Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5510 Satellite Communication Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5511 Optical Communication Systems 6 Semester 1
ELEC5512 Optical Networks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5514 Networked Embedded Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5516 Electrical and Optical Sensor Design 6 Semester 1
ELEC5517 Software Defined Networks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5518 IoT for Critical Infrastructures 6 Semester 1
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5615 Advanced Computer Architecture 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5617 Topics in Software Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5620 Model Based Software Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5622 Signals, Software and Health 6 Semester 2
ELEC5701 Technology Venture Creation 6 Semester 2
ELEC5803 Advanced Bioelectronics [Not Offered 2019] 6 Semester 1
INFO3404 Database Systems 2 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO3504 Database Systems 2 (Adv) 6 Semester 2
INFO3551 Information Technology Exchange 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
INFO5301 Information Security Management 6 Semester 1
INFO5990 Professional Practice in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5993 IT Research Methods 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: At least 42cp are required from Software Specialist - Fundamentals/Electives blocks.

3rd Year Electives: It is recommended to take at least 2 units from Level 4 Units and 3 units from Level 3 Units.

Block 6 - Engineering General Electives (Max CP: 12)

Note: Students may take 12 credit points of free general electives to complete the total number of credit points for their degree. Students may take the following units of study as free general electives, provided they satisfy any prerequisite, quota, departmental permission or any other requirements of the units, and the units are not essentially the same or prohibited units for any of the other units in their degree.

(1) Any units of study from the Faculties of: (i) Engineering and Information Technologies (ii) Science (iii) Arts (iv) Sydney Business School

(2) Any other units of study approved by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Courses Committee, which will be published in an appropriate place by the Faculty.

(3) Any units of study approved by the Dean (or his/her delegate in these matters), or by the relevant Head of School or Program Director, on a case by case basis upon application by the student.

Course: Software (2019)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 4.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Requirements: Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 192 credit points as follows:

► 36 credit points of Engineering core units

► The Professional Engagement Program comprising ENGP1000 (0cp), ENGP2000 (0cp) and ENGP3000 (0cp)

► 102 credit points of Software stream core units

► A minimum of 12 credit points of Software Specialist fundamentals units

► A minimum of 30 credit points of Software Specialist elective units

► A maximum of 12 credit points of General (Free) Electives

The completion of a major is not necessary. If a student chooses to do a major, aligned majors can be completed within the 192 credit points described above.

Handbook Rules

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree, a candidate must:

(a) successfully complete 192 credit points comprising:

(i) A minimum of 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) A minimum of 108 credit points from the Engineering Stream Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(iii) A minimum of 48 credit points of additional units from the Engineering Stream Specialist Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including satisfying any additional requirements specified for the Specialist Table.

(b) Successfully complete the requirements of the Professional Engagement Program

(2) The class of Honours will be determined by the EIHWAM.

(3) In exceptional circumstances, the Dean may vary the conditions for the award of Honours after seeking the advice of the relevant Head of School.

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester's standard units.

Permission from the relevant Head of School must be sought prior to enrolling in exchange units of study.

Majors

A major requires:

(a) the completion of 48 credit points chosen from units of study listed in the table for that major;

(b) satisfying any additional requirements specified for the major, and listed with the table of units for the major;

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/
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