Master of Technology (Software Engineering)

Program Overview & Objectives:

Qualification Name Master of Technology (Software Engineering)
CRICOS Code 080497G
Course Duration 2 Years
Program Fee  $53000.00

Graduates of this program will also have the specialist knowledge required to understand and implement advanced software engineering techniques - design, implement and maintain IT systems using a well-informed software engineering approach and create high quality software in a systematic and efficient manner. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of industries including security and defence, education, aerospace, health, business and finance.

Graduates will:

  • Understand the entire life cycle of software development
  • Understand software engineering standards and why they are needed
  • Appreciate the need for software engineering methodologies
  • Understand the methods and techniques involved in designing, implementing and maintaining an information system, in particular using an object-oriented approach
  • Analyse the causes of failure in information systems

Program Structure

Core courses are designed to cover the material that you will need to appreciate, in order to become an IT professional. Specialist streams allow you to select an area in which you wish to develop your knowledge more deeply.

The structure may be summarized as follows, students should liaise with the Program Coordinator when selecting subjects:

Course Fee

Program Fee A $53000.00* ( Academic Year 2021 )

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.


Career Opportunities

As a software engineer you will create, maintain and modify computer software as well as analyse current software products. You will also evaluate new programming tools and techniques.

Graduates may find employment in a variety of industries with the production of medium to large scale software. Career opportunities include:

  • Programmer
  • Software analyst
  • SAP consultant
  • Systems designer
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems tester

Admissions Requirements

  • Completion of (at least) an undergraduate three year degree program, or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Required proficiency in English. IELTS overall band score 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.

Professional Accreditation

Federation University Australia’s Master of Technology (Software Engineering) is recognized by the Australian Computer Society.


Delivery Locations


Gnd Floor, 841 George St,
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9269 0077


L6, 127 Rundle Mall,
Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8203 9000