Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI318
Subject Name Software Engineering Practices & Principles
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSIT121 and CSIT214
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence MCS9318, CSCI425, CSCI925
Assessment Assignments (60%) Examinations (40%)
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments.

Subject Availability
Session CCCU Semester C  (08-05-2017 to 05-08-2017)
Campus UOW at CCCU HK
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Guomin Yang
George Zhou
Instance Comment  
Census Date 25-05-2017

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3hrs
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
George Zhou
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
George Zhou
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 2  (31-07-2017 to 03-12-2017)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Madasari Ansari
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Freeman
Vincent Loh
George Zhou
Instance Comment  
Census Date 25-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject examines the current state of software engineering both as an academic discipline and as a profession. The subject focuses on issues of requirements engineering, system procurement, and professional practice, and through case studies, the subject considers reasons for the failure and success of various software engineering projects. Topics which may be covered include: Requirements Elicitation, Functional and Non-Functional Requirements, Design Patterns and Refactoring, Reverse Engineering, Software Quality Assurance, Analysis and Verification of Specification and Design, Examples of Formal Techniques in Software Engineering.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of an existing Requirement Specification.
2. Derive design criteria from an implemented system.
3. Evaluate quality of existing software specification, design and implementation.
4. Identify appropriate formal techniques for a range of Software Engineering problems.


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