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JC2001: INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:30


Course Overview

This course provides a thorough introduction to fundamental concepts and methodologies of software engineering.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 20 credits (10 ECTS credits)
Campus Offshore Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Matthew Collinson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Highlights of the syllabus include:

  • Introduction to software engineering: Software development paradigms, software lifecycle, the Unified Paradigm.
  • Applied project management issues: Team organisation, time and cost estimation, risk analysis.
  • Software analysis and design issues: Requirements elicitation, developing a system specification through use cases, architectural design, detailed design, design patterns.
  • Software implementation and quality issues: Testing strategies and methods; quality assurance and management; software verification and validation; software documentation and maintenance.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyOperative knowledge of software development paradigms and of their role in the software development process
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of project management concepts, methodologies, and tasks
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of software requirements elicitation and analysis principles and techniques
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of software design principles and pattern-based design technique
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of quality assurance principles and techniques, with particular emphasis on software testing methodologies and techniques

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Maximum of resit exam and resit exam with carried forward in-course assessment marks

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyOperative knowledge of software development paradigms and of their role in the software development process
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of project management concepts, methodologies, and tasks
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of software requirements elicitation and analysis principles and techniques
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of software design principles and pattern-based design technique
ProceduralApplyOperative knowledge of quality assurance principles and techniques, with particular emphasis on software testing methodologies and techniques

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