Advanced Directed Studies in Software Engineering

10 Units

This course provides an in depth study of an advanced topic in software engineering. The topic is individually chosen to suit the student’s background and aspirations, and will be offered reading and/or project course under the direction of a member of the academic staff.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Not currently offered

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the content and context of an advanced software engineering topic
  2. Apply advanced software engineering concepts and tools
  3. Demonstrate improved communication skills in the context of advanced software engineering concepts
  4. Develop research skills in advanced software engineering

The content comprises an advanced topic in software engineering which may vary from year to year according to staff availability, developments in technology and the presence of academic visitors.

Indicative topics include:

  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Advanced Compilers
  • Advanced Cyber-Security
  • Advanced Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision
  • Distributed Operating Systems
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

The course content is a combination of topic literature research and practical application in the development of a relevant software artefact. Knowledge of the studied topic is assessed via a written report and presentation.  

  • Permission from Head of Discipline
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Project specification
  • Written Assignment: Final Report
  • Presentation: Oral Presentation

Contact Hours Not currently offered
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for SENG6460
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