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 CSCI427
Subject Name Service-Oriented Software Engineering
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 24cp @CSCI 300 level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Final examination 50% Assignments 20% Project 30%
General Subject Yes.
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
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 Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hour lec, 2 hour lec/tut
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Aditya Ghose
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Aditya Ghose
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the software engineering aspects of the increasingly important service-oriented computing paradigm. Topics covered include service-oriented architectures, service modeling and requirements analysis, service semantics, service discovery, service design, service composition, service inter-operation, QoS factors, service-level agreement management, business process modeling and management, lifecycle management, compliance management, distributed transaction management, privacy and trust. The subject will involve industry guest lectures and a practical development project.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Build service-oriented systems and describe their architecture.
2. Identify appropriate software engineering methodologies and tools that apply specifically to service-oriented systems and exploit them.
3. Apply a range of techniques and tools for the management and maintenance of service-oriented systems.
4. Discuss the R&D challenges and open questions in the area.

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