University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering
Taught In English
SENG1110 or equivalent
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe course presents an introduction to project management, and explains, the software development life cycle in detail. Topics covered include: Requirement Elicitation, Analysis, Design, Testing and Implementation, and the ethical and social responsibilities existent in each phase.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. Introduce students to project management techniques2. Learn the Software Development Life-Cycle in detail, including the role of each major phase and the ways in which each major phase interacts with the others.3. Understand the ways in which ethical and social responsibilities play a part in every phase of software development.4. Improve communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.5. Introduce students to design patterns and architecture styles.CONTENTOverview of Software Development Life-Cycle models and project management techniques.Modelling approaches and modelling languages such as UML in software development.Requirement elicitation and system design.Testing strategies.Implementation strategies.Introduction to the later phases of software development.Personal, professional and social responsibilities in ICT and how they need to be considered in all phases of software development.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.