SYSTEM DESIGN AND METHODOLOGIES

CSE3SDM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of this subject is to impart to students knowledge and skills in developing a software system for meeting user requirements. Topic covered include: overview of software engineering, requirements engineering, user and system requirements, requirements versus Specification, case studies on requirements analysis, functional and non-functional requirements, domain requirements, metrics for requirements, scenarios, Use Case analysis, UML, software architecture, types of software architectures, architectural versus design, architectural styles, software product lines, documenting Software Architectures using techniques like views and viewpoints, software design, enterprise architecture, Zachman Framework, 4+1 Framework, Agile development method, Agile versus Waterfall methodology, Extreme programming, and Scrum development methodology.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRichard Lai

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesBlended teaching and learning activities  

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE1OOF OR CSE2SAD OR CSE1IOO OR CSE2ISD OR CSE1CPP OR CSE2DES OR CSE1PE OR CSE3MQR

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE5SDM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeSome IT knowledge

Learning resources

Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorAlan Shalloway and James R Trott

Year2005

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherPearson

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Software Engineering

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorIan Sommerville

Year2016

Edition/Volume10th

PublisherPearson

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Be able to analyse and compare between user and system requirements and between functional and non-functional requirements of a software system for meeting user needs
02. Be able to relate the principles of system and requirements engineering to how they together contribute to building a computer-based system
03. Be able to compare between Agile and Water Fall Development methodologies and understand how to apply the Scrum methodology to Agile software development.
04. Be able to compare the different types of software architectures

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Lai

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 2 - 12
Eleven 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
Online Lab for the online instance

LectureWeek: 1 - 12
Twelve 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 1 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Online lecture for the online instance

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Ten weekly Quizzes (about 10 minutes) (approximately 200-words in equivalence) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo8 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Ten weekly Tutorial exercises (1200 words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three fortnightly Laboratory reports (1200 words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three fortnightly Problem-Solving Tasks (1400) 

N/AReportIndividualNo32 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Lai

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 2 - 12
Eleven 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
Online Lab for the online instance

LectureWeek: 1 - 12
Twelve 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 1 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Online lecture for the online instance

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Ten weekly Quizzes (about 10 minutes) (approximately 200-words in equivalence) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo8 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Ten weekly Tutorial exercises (1200 words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three fortnightly Laboratory reports (1200 words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three fortnightly Problem-Solving Tasks (1400) 

N/AReportIndividualNo32 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4