Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus & Apprenticeship Location
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 04 October 2018
Friday 14 December 2018
Requisites for this module
BSC YHG1 Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer)
This module aims to equip students with the main principles guiding the activities involved in software development throughout its lifecycle, including software requirements, object-oriented analysis and design, software validation and testing, software maintenance and software evolution, and configuration management processes and tools.
After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of software engineering
2. Demonstrate an ability to carry out software requirements specification, object-oriented analysis and design, and software testing
3. Demonstrate an understanding of object orientation and relate object-oriented models to corresponding object-oriented programming constructs
4. Represent the outcome of each stage in the software lifecycle using standard modeling notations
5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of architectural styles and design patterns
6. Demonstrate an understanding of software reliability issues
- Introduction to software engineering
- Lifecycle models
- Software modeling notations
- Requirements analysis and specification
- Principles of software design
- Functional and non-functional requirements and the need to verify and validate them through a variety of techniques
- Principles of object-oriented design
- Introduction to design patterns and architectural styles
- Validation and testing, including unit testing, and testing against requirements
- Software reliability and quality
- Evolution and maintenance
- Configuration management processes and tools
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STUDENTS SHOULD NOTE THAT THIS MODULE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO REVIEW AND CHANGE.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Assignment 1 Requirements Analysis
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Michael Gardner, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Michael Gardner
Dr Jeremy Ian Hiller Gow
Available via Moodle
Of 39 hours, 32 (82.1%) hours available to students:
7 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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