Software Development

Course code SENG2130Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The course explains, the software development life cycle in detail. Topics covered include: Requirement Elicitation, Analysis, Design, Testing and Implementation, and the ethical and social responsibilities existent in each phase.

Credit cannot be gained for both SENG2130 and INFT2009

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Objectives1. Learn the Software Development 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 development.
3. Improve communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
Content1. 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)SENG3110 Advanced Software Engineering.
TransitionStudents who have completed SENG2120 may not enrol in SENG2130.

Students who have successfully completed INFO2020, INFO2030, INFT2001, INFT2004 or INFT2006, cannot obtain credit for SENG2130.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSENG1110 or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAccording to the course outline
Examination: FormalA final examination held according to the University Examination Timetable,
ProjectsGroup projects
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Course ComponentStudents 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.
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for SENG2130