Requirements Analysis and Modelling (Previously INF10006 Information Systems Fundamentals) - 2018

Unit summary

INF20003

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP3
  • Availability for 2018: SP1
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Group (25 - 35%) , Critical Analysis - Group with Individ (5 - 15%) - Learn more

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Domestic 3,100.00
Domestic continuing 1,251.00
HECS 1,169.00
International 3,350.00
International continuing 1,501.00

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After completing this unit, students will be able to understand and critically analyse real world IT problems using modelling techniques to identify system requirements.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the unit.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  1. Apply analysis, modelling and design techniques to real world problems
  2. Apply advanced and coherent knowledge of the structured, object oriented and agile approaches to systems analysis
  3. Effectively communicate requirements and possible solutions to business problems
  4. Work professionally and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.
  • Assignment 1 — Group (25 - 35%)
  • Critical Analysis — Group with Individ (5 - 15%)
  • Invigilated Exam — Individual (40 - 60%)
  • Presentation — Group (5 - 15%)
  • Test — Individual (5 - 15%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

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Mandatory co-requisites

You must either have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following unit(s); or enrol in the following unit(s) to study at the same time or prior to this unit:

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  • Additional materials — Scheepers, H (ed.) 2015, INF20003 Requirement Analysis Modelling. Cengage Learning Technology, first edn. This is an electronic book based on Satzinger, J, Jackson RB and Burd, SD 2015, Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 7th edn., Cengage Learning Course Technology.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1The role of the analyst and the SDLC
2Investigating system requirements
3Project management and planning in the context of requirements analysis modelling
4Data gathering techniques
5Modelling system requirements: traditional approach - specifically DFDs; OO approach - focusing on use cases and activity diagrams; and agile systems
6Evaluation of alternatives for requirements, environments and implementation
7Waterfall and Agile Systems development methodologies

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