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Software Design and Development


Years 11 and 12 Software Design and Development (SDD)

Software Design and Development harnesses students' creativity, knowledge, values and communication skills to develop functioning computer programs. This subject provides students with a systematic approach to problem-solving, an opportunity to be creative, excellent career prospects and interesting content. Students interested in the fields of software development and computer science will find this subject of value.

The subject is not only for those who seek further study or careers in this field, but also for those who wish to understand the underlying principles of software design and development. Students with software development skills wishing to acquire team and communication skills will find this subject useful. Software Design and Development promotes intellectual, social and ethical growth in students. The subject has been developed from an area of identified student interest. It provides them with the flexibility to be able to adapt in a field that is constantly changing and on completion, the subject provides students with options in the workforce, TAFE and university study.


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