|Gold Coast||Session 2,3||Session 2,3|
Studies the techniques, tools and methods of systems analysis in a business environment. Aims to assist students to develop analytical skills in information requirements analysis, problem identification, feasibility assessment, data modelling, use case analysis, specifications and socio-technical issues of the systems development life-cycle.
Topic 1: Development of Information Systems
Topic 2: Approaches to Systems Development
Topic 3: Project Management
Topic 4: Risks and Feasibility
Topic 5: Investigating Requirements
Topic 6: Analysing Requirements - Use Cases
Topic 7: Analysing Requirements - Entities
Topic 8: Modelling Approaches
Topic 9: Alternatives for Implementation
Topic 10: Systems design
Topic 11: Systems Implementation and Support
Topic 12: Current Trends in System Development
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe the core processes involved in the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for a computer based information system||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||simulate the role of the systems analyst with respect to the analysis, design and implementation of computer systems||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||apply various techniques to the analysis of current systems and modelling of future systems||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||use a range of analysis and design tools and techniques||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||compare and contrast current trends in development of computer information systems||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||produce project management charts||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|7||describe quality assurance and testing procedures in software development.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- Needed from Week 1: Satzinger, J, Jackson, R & Burd, S, 2015, Systems Analysis & Design in a Changing World, 7th edn, Cengage Course Technology. ISBN: 1-305-11720-4.
- Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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