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

Describe the course structure, career opportunities, training content, output standards, and business connections.

Program Code:

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

Core studies

8 units (100 credit points)

UnitsUnit codesCredit points
Web DevelopmentCOS1000512.5
Introduction to ProgrammingCOS1000912.5
Technology in an Indigenous Context ProjectCOS1002512.5
ICT Inquiry ProjectICT1002212.5
Network AdministrationTNE1000512.5
Fundamentals of Data ManagementCOS2001512.5
ICT Project A *ICT3001712.5
ICT Project B *ICT3001812.5

*Outcome unit – completion demonstrates the attainment of course learning outcomes.


8 units (100 credit points)

Selected major: Software Technology

Learn how to enhance and maintain existing applications and assist in the choice of software for the needs of an organisation.

UnitsUnit codesCredit points
ICT Design ProjectICT2002512.5
Object Oriented ProgrammingCOS2000712.5
Cloud Computing ArchitectureCOS2001912.5
Software Development for Mobile Devices *COS3001712.5
Advanced Web Development *COS3002012.5
Interface Design and Development *COS3004312.5
Data Visualisation *COS3004512.5
ICT Innovation ProjectICT3001612.5

*Outcome unit – completion demonstrates the attainment of course learning outcomes

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.

Business connection

Swinburne Vietnam’s strategic network which includes FPT Group’s companies and partners, helps connect students with leading industry experts and professionals. Students will learn to reach out and build professional relationships that can blossom into lifelong mentorship opportunities.

Student Work