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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Equips students with the skills necessary to understand and actively manage programming and programmed systems. Explores concepts such as outsourcing, testing, system procurement, system integration and implementation management. In addition, students will be introduced to key techniques for project management of design, implementation and maintenance processes.

Unit content

1. Testing techniques

2. Maintenance and version control

3. Software procurement

4. Software project management

5. DevOps processes and tools

6. Impact and management of technology trends

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 produce and implement plans for software testing
2 apply management and maintenance techniques for software development projects
3 classify and write software procurement specifications
4 work within a team to analyse and recommend management actions related to current trends in information technology

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. produce and implement plans for software testing
  2. apply management and maintenance techniques for software development projects
  3. classify and write software procurement specifications
  4. work within a team to analyse and recommend management actions related to current trends in information technology

Prescribed texts

  • Somerville, I, 2016, Software Engineering, 10th edn, Pearson Education Limited, Edinburgh Gate. ISBN: 978-1-292-09613-1.

  • Somerville, I, 2016, Software Engineering, 10th edn, Pearson Education Limited, Edinburgh Gate. ISBN: 978-1-292-09613-1.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.