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SIT321 - Software Engineering

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

Two SIT level 2 coded units (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-) or one SIT level 2 coded unit and MSC228 (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-)

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class, 1 x 1 hour laboratory per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics include: software engineering and software development; the influence of customer, project, requirements and resources on selection of a suitable software development process model; quality software, including trade-offs between project scope, quality, cost, time. Methods of software development, in particular procedural and object-oriented methods. Managing software development: planning and estimating large and small projects; using standards and templates, developing internal standards. Requirements elicitation and analysis; object-oriented analysis; usability; developing specifications and tests of specifications. Managing software resources, including configuration management and source code control; change management; software reuse. Object oriented design, including developing class models, interaction models, state models; mapping to code; using specifications and tests; applying design patterns.

Assessment

Examination 40%, three assignments (25%, 25%, 10%) 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2813$2917

* 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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