Advanced Software Engineering Project

Subject 433-440 (2008)

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Credit Points: 25.000
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four 1-hour tutorials and twenty-four 2-hour workshops. Students will be expected to spend up to 12 hours per week on the project
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 433-340 Software Engineering Project A and 433-344 Software Engineering Project B (2005), or 433-340 Software Engineering Project prior to 2005
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Subject Overview:

The objectives of this subject are for students to gain further experience in team-oriented software engineering; to apply their prior experience of team-oriented software engineering to improving all phases of a software project; to participate in management activities for a team project; to be able to manage some of the problems that can arise during execution of the software development process; and to be able to apply a range of software engineering tools. Students will work in teams on a large software project.

Assessment: The major components of assessment are based on the student's ability to participate and contribute to a team based software engineering project. Specifically students will be assessed on their ability to: (1) select and manage a variety of software engineering lifecycles and methods; (2) work in small, diverse teams acting professionally, and planning effectively; (3) analyse, design and implement software systems; (4) communicate effectively in written and oral presentations; (5) explore, evaluate and apply complex computing concepts to a software development project. Each component of assessment is worth 20% of the final mark. To pass the subject students must obtain at least 50% overall, and 10/20 for each of the components.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • ability to communicate effectively, not only with engineers but also with the community at large

  • in-depth technical competence in at least one engineering discipline

  • ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution

  • ability to utilise a systems approach to design and operational performance

  • ability to function effectively as an individual and in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, with the capacity to be a leader or manager as well as an effective team member

  • international awareness and openness to the world, based on understanding and appreciation of social and cultural diversity and respect for individual human rights and dignity


This subject is available to Software Engineering students only, for whom it is mandatory.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement) Software
Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering)

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