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Software Technology

We believe a deep understanding of the structure of applications is essential for a career in software technology. That’s why we offer studies in software technology.

We provide you with technical expertise in user center design, network administration, operating system configuration and more. You’ll gain the skills to enhance and maintain existing applications and assist in the choice of software for the needs of the organisation.

By the time you graduate you’ll have the knowledge and skills to apply your knowledge in the workplace.

Course detail:

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Duration: 3 years

Faculty: Information Technology

Location: Hanoi

Mode: Full–time

Time launch: September 2019

Career Opportunities

Business analyst, team leader, software developer, systems analyst, project manager, security analyst, production manager, client service network consultant, and network coordinator, Software developer, games developer, cyber security consultant, data analyst, digital developer, IT consultant, network designer, …

Education program

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Information Technology requires students to complete units of study to the value of 300 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.
Course structure
To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Information Technology, students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:
• Eight [8] Core units (100 credit points)
• Eight [8] units of study from one of the majors (100 credit points)
• Eight [8] units of Other studies (100 credit points) comprising of a co-major, minor/s, advanced minor/s or electives
Students may not complete more than 150 credit points (normally 12 units) at Introductory Level. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.
Year 1: Students will start their journey with core units. It is compulsory for students to complete 8 core units, which is equal to 100 credit points for the first year.
Year 2: Students follow 8 units of study from one of the following Majors: Software Technology, Systems Management (100 credit points)
Year 3: Students choose to study Eight [8] units of Other studies (100 credit points) comprising of a co-major, minor/s, advanced minor/s or electives OR choose to participate On-the-job Training (OJT).
Undergraduate students at Swinburne Vietnam have the opportunity to undertake a 4-month OJT as an integrated feature of their course. OJT is a full-time work placement for 4 months that allows students to apply their discipline learning from university in industry, develop their employability skills and understand the professional world of work. With the notable success in IT, FPT has a number of partnerships with leading corporations who offer opportunities to undertake a placement relevant to your course of study.
The course is delivered through lectures, tutorials, projects, group work and industry placements.
Assessments will vary with each course but may include examinations, assignments, presentations, projects and group work.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students enrolled into the Bachelor of Software Technology can expect to gain technical and analytical skills as well as the ability to assess, evaluate, and communicate the key aspects of IS/IT as an enabler of modern organisations. The growing demand for IS professionals who can provide IS/IT expertise while showing an aptitude towards the organisational environment and the ability to communicate with the business users, means that graduates of this degree can enjoy career opportunities in the professional fields of business analysis, project management, IS/IT consultancy, or other fields where IS/IT-requisite skills and knowledge are highly valued.
Upon successfully completing the Bachelor of Information Technology students will be able to:

  • demonstrate a substantial understanding of the underlying principles and concepts within the field of Business and Management of IS/IT such as technological infrastructure (i.e. Database, Network), Enterprise Systems, IS risk and security, analysis and modelling of requirements and processes, project management, and management of IS/IT-related activities and resources
  • apply critical thinking, reflection and judgment in selecting and applying the appropriate IS/IT related concepts, frameworks and/or methods as part of the process to identify and propose solutions to organisational problems
  • approach and analyse problems from multiple point of views, design and/or source alternative innovative solutions based on soundly articulated business requirements, and make appropriate choices and recommendations
  • communicate and articulate clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and innovative ideas appropriate for the problem context, the stakeholders, and the organisational environment
  • demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of the professional and ethical issues, dilemmas, and considerations pertaining to an IS/IT professional in various environments
  • work in a self-reliant, independent and responsible manner, show leadership and take initiative where appropriate particularly in a collaborative and diverse team environment
  • develop a project plan, design and execute a small-scale project to provide appropriate solutions to business requirements
  • demonstrate a substantial understanding of real-world practice pertaining IS/IT, as well as personal and professional development, through immersive organisational experience via industry placements.

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