Software Engineering – management perspective (ISTN413) – 16 credits

This module is optional for fourth year students.

Offered at:  Westville (first semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  Acceptance into the Honours Programme

Content:  The aim is to equip students with an understanding of the overarching issues associated with the theory and practice of Software Engineering from both a strategic and management perspective.  Topics include: Scope of Software Engineering, Overview of Software Lifecycle models and selection, Analysis of the Software Process, Teams and Team Structures, CASE and Other Tools, Systems Testing – Strategies and Properties, Module Hierarchy, Reusability and Portability, Planning and Estimating.

Assessment:  Assignments and/or tests (40%), examination (60%).

For further information, please refer to the College of Law and Management Studies handbook.

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