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SIT323 - Practical Software Development

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SCC333, SCC386
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Robert Dew


One of SIT131, SIT153, SIT232 or SIT251



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


This unit complements other software design units in the Bachelor of Information Technology programme. Design units focus on techniques of software design for software systems so they can fulfil client requirements. Complementing this set of skills are coding units that implements a given design. This unit will extend students’ skills in implementation so that a given implementation is carried out to professional standards. Twelve topics on advanced techniques of implementation will be covered in this unit and will be set in the modern context of .NET-like environments, databases and the Internet. On completion of this unit, students will acquire the skills required to write industrial-strength code.


2 assignments (40%, 60%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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