Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours, comprising of two 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment:
One of the following:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2016
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
VCE Algorithmics units 3/4
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433-254 Software Design
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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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Shanika Karunasekera
Developing medium and large scale software systems requires analysis and design prior to implementation. This subject introduces students to software design, with specific focus on object-oriented design, and the implementation of designs using an object-oriented programming language. The subject aims to lay the foundations to software design, and is the first subject of a sequence of subjects that teaches the students the concepts in software design.
Topics covered include:
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, students must obtain at least:
Assessment addresses all Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of this subject, students should have the following skills:
This subject is available as breadth in the following Bachelors courses: Arts, Commerce, Environments and Music.
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees).
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject comprises two one lectures and one two hour workshop each week. Weekly readings are assigned from the textbook. The subject also includes two individual projects and a mid-semester examination.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
At the beginning of the year, the coordinator will propose a textbook that will be made available through University Book Shop and library. The current suggested textbook is Walter Savitch: Absolute Java. Pearson Education International. 4th Edition (or 5th Edition). Additional learning material will be made available on the learning management system (LMS) site for the subject.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
The software industry is a large and steadily growing industry, and is constantly looking for competent software engineers. This subject teaches the software engineering design principles and lays the foundation for developing core software design skills required by industry practitioners.
B-ENG Software Engineering stream |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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