Why study software engineering at La Trobe?

Top 500 globally

Our computer and information systems subjects rank in the world's top 500.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2021, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Computer Science & Information Systems

Industry experience while you study

You’ll have opportunities for hands-on experience with our industry partners.

Find out more about Industry-Based Learning (IBL)

Professional recognition

Our information technology degrees are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Explore our IT degrees

Career opportunities in software engineering

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study software engineering prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Software engineer
  • Full stack developer
  • Web developer
  • IT project manager
  • Software tester

Future employers

Potential employers of software engineering graduates include:

  • Telecommunications companies
  • Banks
  • Large retailers
  • Software companies
  • Technology startups
  • Professional services firms
  • Government departments

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