Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Engineering)

Get the software engineering skills you need in our Bachelor of Information Technology.

Learn how to create modern software programs to build our digital future. La Trobe’s major in software engineering equips you with the valuable skills you need to succeed, no matter where you work.

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Some career outcomes include:

  • software engineer
  • full stack developer
  • web developer
  • IT project manager
  • software tester.

When you study software engineering as your major, your award will be Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Engineering). This means potential employers will see the specialised skills you gained at La Trobe University.

Learn more about the software engineering major as part of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Engineering)

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Study your way with our Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Engineering)

With more flexibility than ever, our Bachelor of Information Technology is designed to let you follow your interests while giving you a solid foundation in core IT skills. This means you can tailor your study to match your career goals and build skills in a way that suits you. You can now:

  • major in network engineering with subjects aligned to industry growth
  • gain real-world experience with industry-leading partner organisations
  • study flexibly online or at our Melbourne, Bendigo or Sydney campuses.

How to apply

  • If you’re a Year 12 student from Victoria, you can lodge an application via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Your application will then be assessed based on your Year 12 results.

  • Visit our VTAC page to find out more about how to apply for the Bachelor of Business.

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