COMP2130 - Software Analysis and Design

COMP2130 - Software Analysis and Design

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline.
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline. tick

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour. tick
3.4 Professional use and management of information.
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Explain the activities involved in requirements engineering tick tick tick tick tick tick
2Describe a range of software quality attributes, explain the relationship between software architecture and software quality attributes, and describe various architectural styles and how they support particular software quality attributes tick tick tick tick tick
3Explain the role and importance of modelling in software requirements, architecture and design activities tick tick tick tick
4Demonstrate the practical application of several modeling languages, and make and defend decisions regarding the use of appropriate modelling languages for a given purpose tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Integrate a set of models to form effective requirements, architecture and design specifications tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Describe concepts involved in model translation and demonstrate the translation of a simple specification to form an executable program tick tick tick tick tick
7Explain and analyse emerging model-driven development techniques tick tick tick tick tick tick

ACS Software Engineering Area Summary

1Supporting knowledge of computer science including data structures and algorithms, programming, computer architecture, operating systems, file and database systems, data communications and networks
2Fundamental mathematical, abstraction and modelling skills
3Requirements elicitation and analysis tick
4Software design and architecture tick
5Software risk analysis
6Software implementation tick
7Software testing, verification, validation and quality assurance tick
8Software traceability and maintenance
9Configuration management
10Software engineering tools and metrics
11Software engineering process tick
12Software project management
13Distributed systems
14Basics of systems engineering
15Software engineering standards tick
16Mobile applications

Learning Outcomes to ACS Software Engineering Area Mapping

ACS Software Engineering Areas

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1Explain the activities involved in requirements engineering tick tick
2Describe a range of software quality attributes, explain the relationship between software architecture and software quality attributes, and describe various architectural styles and how they support particular software quality attributes tick tick tick
3Explain the role and importance of modelling in software requirements, architecture and design activities tick tick tick tick
4Demonstrate the practical application of several modeling languages, and make and defend decisions regarding the use of appropriate modelling languages for a given purpose tick tick tick
5Integrate a set of models to form effective requirements, architecture and design specifications tick tick tick tick
6Describe concepts involved in model translation and demonstrate the translation of a simple specification to form an executable program tick tick tick tick tick
7Explain and analyse emerging model-driven development techniques tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Workshops

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Mid-Semester Exam

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Final Exam

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Explain the activities involved in requirements engineering tick tick tick
2Describe a range of software quality attributes, explain the relationship between software architecture and software quality attributes, and describe various architectural styles and how they support particular software quality attributes tick tick
3Explain the role and importance of modelling in software requirements, architecture and design activities tick tick
4Demonstrate the practical application of several modeling languages, and make and defend decisions regarding the use of appropriate modelling languages for a given purpose tick tick
5Integrate a set of models to form effective requirements, architecture and design specifications tick tick
6Describe concepts involved in model translation and demonstrate the translation of a simple specification to form an executable program tick tick
7Explain and analyse emerging model-driven development techniques tick tick

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