The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces students to software development lifecycles and development processes. Students are provided with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in software system analysis and design.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019

Learning outcomes

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

1. Understand the software development life-cycle, including the role of each major phase, artifacts produced in each major phase, and also the ways in which each major phase interacts with the others

2. Understand analysis and development techniques for software systems

3. Demonstrate a good understanding and adequate experience with a modelling language such as UML

4. Understand the principles of software design and common architecture styles and design patterns

5. Explore advanced topics in systems analysis and design


Content

  1. Overview of system and software development life-cycles
  2. Software development processes including waterfall, agile and hybrid approaches
  3. System modelling and modelling languages (such as UML)
  4. System design, including architecture design
  5. Architecture styles and design patterns
  6. Feasibility analysis   

Assumed knowledge

SENG6350Systems Analysis and DesignThis course introduces students to software development lifecycles and development processes. Students are provided with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in software system analysis and design.FENBEFaculty of Engineering and Built Environment513School of Electrical Engineering and Computing1060005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019SENG1110 or SENG6110 Object Oriented Programming Overview of system and software development life-cycles Software development processes including waterfall, agile and hybrid approaches System modelling and modelling languages (such as UML) System design, including architecture design Architecture styles and design patterns Feasibility analysis    YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Understand the software development life-cycle, including the role of each major phase, artifacts produced in each major phase, and also the ways in which each major phase interacts with the others2Understand analysis and development techniques for software systems3Demonstrate a good understanding and adequate experience with a modelling language such as UML4Understand the principles of software design and common architecture styles and design patterns5Explore advanced topics in systems analysis and design Written Assignment: UML 2 DesignFormal Examination: Formal Exam ** This assessment has a compulsory requirement.CallaghanComputer LabFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for0Full Term3LectureFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:Course Assessment Requirements:Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course.Students must obtain 40% in the final exam to pass the course.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: UML 2 Design

Formal Examination: Formal Exam *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must obtain 40% in the final exam to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 3

Lecture

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