Systems Analysis and Design

10 Units

This course introduces students to software development lifecycles and development processes. Students are provided with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in software system analysis and design.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the software development life-cycle, including the role of each major phase, artifacts produced in each major phase, and also the ways in which each major phase interacts with the others
  2. Understand analysis and development techniques for software systems
  3. Demonstrate a good understanding and adequate experience with a modelling language such as UML
  4. Understand the principles of software design and common architecture styles and design patterns
  5. Explore advanced topics in systems analysis and design
  1. Overview of system and software development life-cycles
  2. Software development processes including waterfall, agile and hybrid approaches
  3. System modelling and modelling languages (such as UML)
  4. System design, including architecture design
  5. Architecture styles and design patterns
  6. Feasibility analysis   
Assumed Knowledge SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: UML 2 Design
  • Formal Examination: Formal Exam *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Compulsory Requirements
  • Course Assessment Requirements: 1. Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. (Students must obtain 40% in the final exam to pass the course.)
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for SENG6350
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