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CP2013 - Software Engineering

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

This subject introduces broad coverage of methodology, techniques and project management in software engineering. Topics covered include requirements analysis, configuration management, process management, refactoring, high level design, software metrics and verification and testing and debugging.

Learning Outcomes

  • design and implement appropriate solutions in one or more application domains using software engineering approaches;
  • understand and apply software verification, testing, and validation for quality assurance in software development;
  • gain practical experience working as part of a team to develop and deliver quality software artefacts;
  • develop the ability to re-engineer existing software.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work with people of different gender, age, ethnicity, culture, religion and political persuasion;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Prerequisites: CP1300
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3110

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 68, Internal
Census Date 28-Jun-2012
Coordinator: Dr Dmitry Konovalov
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (10%); assignments (10%); assignment project part 2 (30%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Dmitry Konovalov
Lecturer: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (10%); assignment project part 2 (30%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Dmitry Konovalov
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (10%); assignments (10%); assignment project part 2 (30%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Dmitry Konovalov.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (10%); assignments (10%); assignment project part 2 (30%).

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