Faculty of Engineering

Software / Arts (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Software / Arts (2015)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

1. To qualify for the award of a combined Software Engineering/Arts degree a student shall complete units of study to a total value of at least 240 credit points including:

* at least 84 credit points of units of study given by the Faculty of Arts for the BE/BA, with at least 54 credit points at 2nd or 3rd year level, and the completion of an Arts major.

* units of study as prescribed in the BE Specialisation Requirement tables for the Software Engineering specialisation.

2. Students not meeting the Honours requirement of an average mark of 65% throughout their degree will be awarded the PASS degree Bachelor of Engineering.

For further details, see Faculty Handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1805: Professional Engineering and IT
Core
6 INFO1103: Introduction to Programming


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is INFO1113.
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts


Note: The Arts component of the combined Engineering/Arts degree requires a minimum of 84 credit points of Arts units of study, including at least 54 credit points at 2nd or 3rd year level, and the completion of an Arts major. Consult the Resolutions for the Combined Engineering/Arts degree in Faculty handbooks for further details. Faculty handbooks are available online at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

Note: A lot of UoS run by the School of Information Technologies are undergoing changes in 2018. If you started your degree prior to 2018 and are affected by these changes, then please consult your program director regarding replacement units to satisfy your degree requirements.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1601: Introduction to Computer Systems
Core
6 INFO1105: Data Structures


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is COMP2123.
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP2129: Operating Systems and Machine Principles


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is COMP2017.
Core
6 INFO2120: Database Systems 1


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is ISYS2120.
Core
6 MATH2069: Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory
6 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended Software Units

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP2007: Algorithms and Complexity


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is COMP3027.
Core
6 INFO2110: Systems Analysis and Modelling


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is ISYS2110.
Core
6 INFO2315: Introduction to IT Security


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is INFO3616.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO3220: Object Oriented Design


Note: This unit is not available to Software students from 2018. Replacement unit is SOFT3202.
Core
6 INFO3402: Management of IT Projects and Systems


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is INFO3333.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts
6 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended Software Units

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP3615: Computer Science Project


Note: This unit is not available to Software students from 2018. Replacement unit is SOFT3413.
Core
6 ELEC3609: Internet Software Platforms
Core
6 INFO3315: Human-Computer Interaction
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended Software Units
or other units.
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended Software Units
or other units.
18 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
0 ELEC4702: Practical Experience
Core
6 ELEC4712: Thesis A
Core
6 COMP5348: Enterprise Scale Software Architecture
Core
6 ELEC5618: Software Quality Engineering
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC4713: Thesis B
Core
6 ELEC5619: Object Oriented Application Frameworks
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts

4. Pathways

IT Research

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO4991: IT Research Thesis A
Core
12 INFO4992: IT Research Thesis B

Note: Students eligible for the BE Honours program may replace the BE Honours unit and one of their Recommended Software electives with IT Thesis units INFO4991 (6cp) and INFO4992 (12cp). Students taking the IT Thesis units are advised to also enrol in INFO5993 IT Research Methods as their other Recommended Software elective.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Recommended Software Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 24)

Note: Recommended Units include all COMP, ELEC, INFO and ISYS units at 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000 or 5000 level. See Faculty of Engineering/IT Unit of Study page at http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/students/view-units-page/did/742 for full list of COMP, ELEC, INFO and ISYS units.

No more than 18 CP should come from level 1000 or 2000 units.

Block 2 - Arts (Min CP: 84,Max CP: 96)

Note: For the Bachelor of Arts component, students are required to complete a total of 84 credit points of Table A units as listed in the handbook of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including a major from Table A and a minimum 54 credit points of 2000/3000 level units of study. See Faculty handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks