Software Project 2: Software Implementation, Testing and Maintenance

10 Units

SENG6150 and SENG6160 form a 2 course sequence in which students apply their previously-developed knowledge and skills to a substantial practical team project. SENG6160 concentrates on the implementation, testing, and maintenance phases. A team project is undertaken which implements a provided design based on the SENG6150 project requirements. A second part of the course involves maintenance and extension of either the previously-implemented system, or legacy software for which documentation is provided.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)

At the completion of this course, students will:

1) Have a detailed understanding of, and project experience related to, the implementation, testing, and maintenance phases in software development. 2) Understand software configuration and management. 3) Have developed system integration skills. 4) Have a detailed understanding of software project management. 5) Have practical experience of maintenance of production software. 6) Have understanding of system integration. 7) Have developed team and presentation skills. 8) Be able to work effectively in a team.


Topics for this course are: ” Software implementation ” Testing ” System integration ” Software system maintenance and configuration management ” Project management ” Software development tools and environments ” Software engineering standards for implementation, testing, and overall system quality

Replacing Course(s) SENG6340 Object-Oriented Software Engineering
Transition Students may not gain credit for both SENG6340 and SENG6160.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge SENG6150
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Problem Based Learning
Assessment Items
  • Projects - This course has two major components for assessment: - Group assessment: 50% Group assessment is based on a set of deliverables for the software project, and details of the deliverables as per the course outline. - Individual assessment: 50% Exam and/or individual report as per the course outline.
Contact Hours
  • Problem Based Learning: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for SENG6160

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