Software Project 1

Description

SENG6150 and SENG6160 form a 2 course sequence in which students apply their previously-developed knowledge and skills to a substantial practical team project. SENG6150 concentrates on the requirements of the engineering and design phases. These phases are placed in context through a general introduction to software project management and software process maturity. In the project, students firstly produce a requirements model. After assessment, student are provided a requirements model which they use to produce a detailed design model.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Ave a detailed understanding of, and practical experience related to, the requirements engineering and design phases in software development.

2. Nderstand software process and process maturity.

3. Nderstand the importance of project planning and managing the software process.

4. Nderstand how to validate a design against the system requirements, and related software engineering standards.

5. Evelop adequate skills in client liaison, requirements and design modelling, and documentation.

6. E able to work effectively in a team.

7. Ave developed effective verbal and written communication skills.

Content

Topics for this course are:

  • Software process and the Capability-Maturity Model
  • Project planning and management
  • Requirements elicitation and analysis
  • Requirements validation and prototyping
  • System design
  • Component design
  • Design Patterns
  • Review of design against requirements
  • Software engineering standards for requirements engineering and system design.

Assumed Knowledge

At least SENG6110 and preferably SENG6120 also. Students must study SENG6150 before SENG6160.

Assessment Items

Project: Projects

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term