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 CSIT314
Subject Name Software Development Methodologies
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSIT214 and 18 credit points at 200 level CSIT/CSCI/ISIT
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions CSCI222
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignments (50%) Examination (50%)
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
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
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - 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
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
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 Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 Hour Lec, 2 Hour Lab/tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Aditya Ghose
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Aditya Ghose
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

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 2 Hour Lec, 2 Hour Lab/tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Hoa Dam
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Hoa Dam
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
The subject introduces to students modern methodologies for software development. Topics may include software development life cycle activities, the role of software process models, different types of evolutionary models, Unified Process and UML, agile principles of software development, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), Scrum and extreme programming, test driven software development, the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), software engineering knowledge management, software architecture, and emerging trends in software development processes.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the stages involved in software development and the issues to be considered at each stage.
2. Compare and contrast different software development methodologies and process models, and assess their suitability in different development contexts.
3. Deploy appropriate theory, practices, and tools for the specification, design, implementation and evaluation of computer-based systems.
4. Function effectively as part of a team to apply stat-of-the-art software development methodologies to the development of a software system.
5. Apply different strategies for assessing and improving software development processes.
6. Apply professional standards in software development.


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