Swinburne University of Technology - Bachelor's Degree

Swinburne is a world-ranked institution and the university helps students through flexible study options. To ensure a balance of theory and practice, Swinburne has developed close ties with different industries which will provide students with opportunities for valuable industry and workplace experience. Some of the university's notables are Akash Datta, Risk COO BSS India; Andrew Kupetz, Director & CTO, Cloud Computing, IBM Australia and ; Nathan Wappet, COO - Production Services at Technicolor

  • Average Tuition AUD 26,070

School Description

Swinburne has a strong focus on research, entrepreneurship and innovation. Close links with business and industry ensure that the University's study programs are responsive to the demands of the commercial sector.

Bachelor Programs

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Accountancy

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Advertising

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the creation, execution, transmission, and evaluation of commercial messages in various media intended to promote and sell products, services, and brands; and that prepares individuals to function as advertising assistants, technicians, and managers. Includes instruction in advertising theory, marketing strategy, advertising design and production methods, campaign methods and techniques, media management, related principles of business management, and applicable technical and equipment skills.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Animation

    AUD 26,430 Tuition Fee

    A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    AUD 26,070 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Architecture

    AUD 25,282 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Art History

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Biomedical Science

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Business

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Business Administration

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Chemistry

    AUD 26,070 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Civil Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Computer Science

    AUD 23,750 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Construction Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific, mathematical, and management principles to the planning, design, and building of facilities and structures. Includes instruction in civil engineering, structural principles, site analysis, computer-assisted design, geology, evaluation and testing, materials, contracting, project management, graphic communications, and applicable laws and regulations.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Criminology

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Cyber Security

    AUD 23,750 Tuition Fee

    A program focusing on the principles and techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media and to conduct cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activity. Includes instruction in computer boot processes and drives, jumper setting, file access and reconstruction, hacking, network systems, cryptography, programming, investigative techniques, forensic imagery, web-based investigation methods, cyberterrorism, and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Design

    AUD 25,282 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Economics

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Electrical Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    English Literature

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

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    Enterprise

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

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    Environmental Studies

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Finance

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Forensic Science

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony and criminal suspects. Includes instruction in forensic medicine, forensic dentistry, anthropology, psychology, entomology, pathology, forensic laboratory technology and autopsy procedures, DNA and blood pattern analysis, crime scene analysis, crime scene photography, fingerprint technology, document analysis, witness and suspect examination procedures, applicable law and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Graphic Design

    AUD 25,282 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Health Administration

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    History

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Human Resources

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Information Systems

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Information Technology

    AUD 23,750 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    International Business

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    International Relations

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Languages

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Liberal Studies

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Management

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Manufacturing Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems. Includes instruction in materials science and engineering, manufacturing processes, process engineering, assembly and product engineering, manufacturing systems design, and manufacturing competitiveness.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Marketing

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Mass Communication and Journalism

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the analysis and criticism of media institutions and media texts, how people experience and understand media content, and the roles of media in producing and transforming culture. Includes instruction in communications regulation, law, and policy; media history; media aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism; the social and cultural effects of mass media; cultural studies; the economics of media industries; visual and media literacy; and the psychology and behavioral aspects of media messages, interpretation, and utilization.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Mechanical Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Media Production

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Media Studies

    AUD 26,430 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Medical Technology

    AUD 26,070 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Neuroscience

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Nursing

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Occupational Therapy

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to assist patients limited by physical, cognitive, psychosocial, mental, developmental, and learning disabilities, as well as adverse environmental conditions, to maximize their independence and maintain optimum health through a planned mix of acquired skills, performance motivation, environmental adaptations, assistive technologies, and physical agents. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, psychology, sociology, patient assessment and evaluation, standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements, assistive and rehabilitative technologies, ergonomics, environmental health, special education, vocational counseling, health education and promotion, and professional standards and ethics.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Philosophy

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Photography

    AUD 25,282 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Physics

    AUD 26,070 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Political Science

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Public Affairs

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

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    Robotics and Mechatronics

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineering and related projects or to prepare for engineering-related fields.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Sociology

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Software Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Statistics

    AUD 21,230 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Supply Chain Management

    AUD 22,630 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output. Includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting.

  • John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

    Systems Engineering

    AUD 28,310 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a wide variety of engineering problems, including the integration of human, physical, energy, communications, management, and information requirements as needed, and the application of requisite analytical methods to specific situations.

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            2013-2016, Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

            Swimburn University of Technolog - the Opened Door for Opportunities

            As a current student being at Swinburn for four years now, Swiburne is passionate about helping people from all walks of life to achieve their aspirations and dreams. Swinburne has oppend opportunities for people accross Australia and worldwide through both on campus learning environments and online or distance learning environments.

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            2015-2019, Bachelor's Degree

            Business and Marketing, Public Relations and Communications

            A university that really invests in its students learning experience, not just its academic contribution. Their online model and digital solutions are second are to none, and their service is phenomenal. I've never had the pleasure of dealing with an entire organisation from top to bottom and vice versa that is customer centric first and foremost. Thank you for everything you've contributed thus far. A true testament of this University is that I would happily send my son here and recommend this University to anyone else in my industry.

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            Like most Universities it is the dedicated administration and teaching staff that hold Swinburne together and help provide the best possible student experience.