Software Development

10 Units

The course explains, for software developers, the development life-cycle details. Topics covered include: Requirements Elicitation, Analysis, Design, Testing and Implementation, including the ethical and social responsibilities existent in each phase.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
  1. Learn the Software Developement Life-Cycle in detail, including the role of each major phase and the ways in which each major phase interacts with the others.
  2. Understand the ways in which ethical and social responsibilities play a part in every phase of software devlopment.
  3. Improve communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  1. Overview of Software Development Life-Cycle models.
  2. Modelling approaches and modelling languages such as UML in software development.
  3. Requirement elicitation and system design.
  4. Testing strategies.
  5. Implementation strategies.
  6. Introduction to the later phases of software development.
  7. Personal, professional and social responsibilities in ICT and how they need to be considered in all phases of software development.
Replacing Course(s) SENG6330 Advanced Software Engineering
Transition N/A
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge appropriate undergraduate studies and/or relevant work experience, as well as SENG6110
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - As per the course outline
  • Examination: Formal - Examination: Formal A final examination held according to the University Examination Timetable,
  • Projects - As per the course outline
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Compulsory Course Component: Students must obtain 40% in the final exam to pass the course. Student achieving >25% but less that 40% will be offered an alternate assessment if, and only if, all other assessment items have been submitted. Students obtaining <25% will not be offered an alternate assessment, and will fail the course, unless students have submitted Adverse Circumstances in accordance with the Adverse Circumstances Policy.
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for SENG6350

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