System Design and Realisation
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- 26 Jun 2023
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the process to convert a set of requirements to a high-level design.
- Explain the processes of composition, decomposition, and abstraction.
- Discuss the need for verifiable, valid, and implementable designs.
- Transform a design into a viable implementation.
- Justify the implementation matches the design.
- Use the appropriate tools to support the design process.
- You’ll study the following topics:
- Software design activities
- Architecture and decomposition
- Modules and boundaries
- Implementation design
- Software patterns
- Maintainable code
- Software testing
- Naming and commenting
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
In this course, you’ll look at the processes and techniques that software engineers follow to design and implement a software system. This course builds upon the fundamentals of System Requirements and User Experience (INFS 1029) and looks at how to structure software so that it can be readily understood and modified.
Further develop your understanding of translating requirements into implementable designs by decomposition, composition, and abstraction; examine methods for validation of designs, and discuss principles underlying well-structured software implementations.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Information Technology degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- Case study (40%)
- Programming (60%)
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