Software Engineering

BIT794

This online course will provide the you with an understanding of software engineering concepts and design with an emphasis on the development of software systems to meet specified requirements. You will gain knowledge of the different approaches to, and practice of, software development, including agile methods.

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Explain key concepts in software development such as requirements and quality
  • Describe key activities in software development and the role of modelling
  • Apply appropriate methods for the design, implementation and test of modern software systems
  • Develop a software system using an object-oriented approach
  • Produce the documents needed in the construction of large software systems
  • Identify the application domain of different software architecture styles and patterns

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed via three assignments

 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

Course availability over the next 12 months

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2023
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