Study Software Development

Potential Career Outcomes
Course overview

Gaining a qualification in software development will equip you with an in-depth knowledge of all aspect of software and web programming. You will gain knowledge in using programming languages such as  Java, Java Script, Eclipse, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server and WordPress. With these qualifications, you will acquire skills to work in a diverse range of software development.

Interested in software development? In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Debug and monitor applications
  • Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
  • Manage a project using software management tools
  • Create mashups
  • Create cloud computing services
  • Model data processes
  • Maintain custom software
Graduate Outcomes
  • Developer Programmers earn $2,003 per week on average.
  • The number of people working in this field is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
  • It is projected that over the next 5 years there will be around 80,000 job openings.
  • Most people in the field work in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Financial and Insurance Services; and Public Administration and Safety industry.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall for Vocational courses, or 6.5 for University courses)
Related Courses
  • Certificate IV in Programming

Duration: 45 – 52 weeks

Intake: 4 Terms

Cost: $9,500 – $36,000

Locations: Most cities across Australia

  • Diploma of Software Development   

Duration:  26– 104 weeks
Intake: 4 Terms
Cost: $7,441 – $29,170

Locations:  Most cities across Australia

  • Bachelor of Software Development

Duration:  156 -208 weeks
Intake: February, July
Cost: $25,000 – 37,000 per year

Locations:  Most cities across Australia

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