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Unit description

Equips students with the skills necessary to understand and actively manage programming and programmed systems. Explores concepts such as outsourcing, testing, system procurement, system integration and implementation management. In addition, students will be introduced to key techniques for project management of design, implementation and maintenance processes.

Unit content

1. Testing techniques

2. Maintenance and version control

3. Software procurement

4. Software project management

5. DevOps processes and tools

6. Impact and management of technology trends

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1produce and implement plans for software testing
2apply management and maintenance techniques for software development projects
3classify and write software procurement specifications
4work within a team to analyse and recommend management actions related to current trends in information technology

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. produce and implement plans for software testing
  2. apply management and maintenance techniques for software development projects
  3. classify and write software procurement specifications
  4. work within a team to analyse and recommend management actions related to current trends in information technology

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Somerville, I, 2016, Software Engineering, 10th edn, Pearson Education Limited, Edinburgh Gate. ISBN: 978-1-292-09613-1.

Prescribed Texts
  • Somerville, I, 2016, Software Engineering, 10th edn, Pearson Education Limited, Edinburgh Gate. ISBN: 978-1-292-09613-1.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical skills40%
Report50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

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