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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byCaulfield School of Information Technology
Clayton School of Information Technology
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton


Software engineering is a core discipline transforming the results of the basic science of computing into large-scale working software systems. Its components include software analysis and design, software project management, quality assurance, validation and verification, advanced object-oriented programming, approaches for real-world systems and design patterns.

This specialisation equips students with knowledge of the processes, techniques and theory of software engineering. In addition to the foundational core of knowledge required for professional work in the area, they will also be exposed to advanced topics including web services and service oriented computing, grid computing and parallel computing.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant Courses

  • 2411 Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
  • 2402 Masters of Information Technology
  • 3348 Masters of Information Technology Professional
  • 3309 Masters of Applied Information Technology
  • 3349 Masters of Information Technology (Honours)