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Undergraduate | MUR-ICT284 | 2023

Systems Analysis and Design

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023

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About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you should be able to:

    1. explain how information systems are used within organisations to fulfill organisational needs
    2. describe the phases and activities typically involved in the systems development life cycle
    3. describe the professional roles, skills and ethical issues involved in systems analysis and design work
    4. use a variety of techniques for analysing and defining business problems and opportunities and determining system requirements
    5. model system requirements using UML, including use case diagrams and descriptions, activity diagrams and domain model class diagrams
    6. explain the activities involved in systems design, including designing the system environment, application components, user interfaces, database and software
    7. represent early system design using UML, including sequence diagrams, architectural diagrams and design class diagrams
    8. describe tools and techniques for planning, managing and evaluating systems development projects
    9. describe the key features of several different systems development methodologies
    10. present systems analysis and design documentation in an appropriate, consistent and professional manner.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MUR-BIT-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) in Games Design and Development

Prior study

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


This subject is CSP only and cannot be taken as open access. The correct CSP fee will be displayed once you begin the enrolment process. Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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