Applied Systems Implementation 2 (ISTN3SI) – 16 credits

 This module is part of the first IS major.

Offered at:  Westville (second semester), Pietermaritzburg (second semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  ISTN211 and ISTN212 , and (at least 40% in ISTN2IP or an approved equivalent module)

Aim: The purpose of the module is to equip students with knowledge and experience to facilitate the acquisition of expertise in the theoretical and practical use of current software development methodologies.

Content: Business Oriented Software System Development, Business Intelligence Reporting, Software Testing and Quality Assurance, Web based software development – HTML/DHTML/CSS/Javascript/XML, Server side programming, Website design modelling and  Usability, Database driven Websites, Abstract Data Types Using Object Oriented Programming, Advanced Object Oriented Software Development Methodology

Practicals: Exercises on the above topics.

Assessment: 1.5 hour examination (30%), tests/assignments (30%), Group Project (40%). Students must obtain at least 40% for the examination.

DP Requirement: NONE

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

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