The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course handbook


SENG3150 and SENG3160 form a 2 course sequence in which students apply their previously-developed knowledge and skills to a substantial practical team project. SENG3160 concentrates on the implementation, testing, and maintenance phases. A team project is undertaken which implements a provided design based on the SENG3150 project requirements. A second part of the course involves maintenance and extension of either the previously-implemented system, or legacy software for which documentation is provided.

Availability2020 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop and document a project plan, especially in implementation, testing, and maintenance in software development.

2. Design and execute a project management plan.

3. Recommend a high-quality software design.

4. Apply appropriate software testing strategies.

5. Demonstrate system integration skills and system maintenance skills.

6. Work and communicate effectively in a team.


Topics for this course are:

  • Software implementation
  • Testing
  • System integration
  • Software system maintenance and configuration management
  • Project management
  • Software development tools and environments
  • Software engineering standards for implementation, testing, and overall system quality


This course replaces SENG3120. If you have successfully completed SENG3120 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assumed knowledge

SENG3320 and SENG3150

Assessment items

Project: Software Project Implementation

Project: Project Testing

Report: Problem Based Learning Report

Report: Project Management and Participation and Management

Presentation: System Demonstration

Contact hours



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


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term