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 ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE2ISD OR CSE5DES OR CSE2DES

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE4SAR, CSE4SPM, CSE5SDM AND students admitted in any Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework course

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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 the different types of software architectures.
04. Be able to compare between Agile and Water Fall Development methodologies and understand how to apply the Scrum methodology to Agile software development.

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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: 11 - 22
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Exam (1 hour)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Problem solving tasks (1,300-words) Assessment feedback takes time as the class enrolment is about 100 each yearN/AN/AN/ANo24 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Laboratories (1,000-words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Tutorial exercises (900-words)N/AN/AN/ANo18 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Nine x 10 minutes Quizzes (approximately 200-words in equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo8 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

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Exam (1 hour)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Problem solving tasks (1,300-words) Assessment feedback takes time as the class enrolment is about 100 each yearN/AN/AN/ANo24 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Laboratories (1,000-words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Tutorial exercises (900-words)N/AN/AN/ANo18 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Nine x 10 minutes Quizzes (approximately 200-words in equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo8 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4