Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 2
Target Students: Second year undergraduate students in the School of Computer Science. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Prerequisites: Or G51ISE 2009/10.
Summary of Content:
This module is part of the Software Engineering theme.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||11 weeks||2 per week||1 hour|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||60||1.5 hr written examination, 30 minutes reading time|
|Coursework 1||40||Analysis and design exercises, and project planning exercises, both in groups and individually|
Professor D Elliman
Education Aims: This module aims to give students an understanding of the tools and techniques which may be used to design commercial software, manage software development projects and document software to a professional standard. On completion of this module, students will be able to effectively analyse requirements for a range of systems, using appropriate tools and techniques; use project management tools effectively and understand soft issues of project management; document software using appropriate tools.
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding: Knowledge of the practice of constructing large systems. Understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of system specification, design and implementation tools and resources. Intellectual Skills: The ability to effectively analyse requirements for a range of systems, using appropriate tools and techniques . Professional Skills: The ability to work effectively and ethically with users. Transferable Skills: The ability to solve hardware/software analysis problems and write detailed reports on the solutions adopted. The ability to use project management tools effectively and understand soft issues of project management.
Offering School: Computer Science
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