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SIT321 - Software Engineering

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SCC303, SCC373
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jingyu Hou


Two SIT coded units (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-)



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week.

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


 In SIT321, students will learn the principles and concepts involving software engineering and software development. The unit will allow students to explore the influence of customer and project requirements and resources for the selection of a suitable software development process model and quality software. In this unit students will develop professional judgement and decision-making skills including trade-offs between project scope, quality, cost and time with a view to choose appropriate methods for software development and management of the software development process. Assessment tasks in the unit will require the student to plan and estimate large and small projects using industry standards as well as by developing internal standards. It will also require the student to elucidate and analyse requirements, perform object-oriented analysis and usability testing.


Group project (project planning 20%, systems analysis and design 20%, and software system implementation 10%) 50%, examination 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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