Software Development

Course code SENG6350Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. 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.
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)SENG6330 Advanced Software Engineering
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledgeappropriate undergraduate studies and/or relevant work experience, as well as SENG6110
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAs per the course outline
Examination: FormalExamination: Formal A final examination held according to the University Examination Timetable,
ProjectsAs per the course outline
Contact HoursLecture: 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 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.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for SENG6350