COMP3530 - Systems Engineering for Software Engineers

COMP3530 - Systems Engineering for Software Engineers

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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.
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. tick
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. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
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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1Describe the holistic and multi-disciplinary nature of complex engineering projects tick tick tick tick tick
2Describe the Systems Engineering life-cycle tick tick
3Identify and explain the activities involved in each phase of the Systems Engineering life-cycle tick tick
4Explain the role of Software Engineering within the broader context of Systems Engineering tick tick tick
5Improved ability to understand and solve complex and ill-defined problems tick tick tick
6Improved ability to communicate with the multi-disciplinary engineering team and the community at large tick tick tick
7Understanding of and commitment to ethical and professional responsibilities, tick
8Improved ability to function as an individual and as a team leader and member in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams 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 tick
3Requirements elicitation and analysis tick
4Software design and architecture tick
5Software risk analysis tick
6Software implementation
7Software testing, verification, validation and quality assurance tick
8Software traceability and maintenance tick
9Configuration management tick
10Software engineering tools and metrics
11Software engineering process tick
12Software project management tick
13Distributed systems
14Basics of systems engineering tick
15Software engineering standards
16Mobile applications

Learning Outcomes to ACS Software Engineering Area Mapping

ACS Software Engineering Areas

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1Describe the holistic and multi-disciplinary nature of complex engineering projects tick
2Describe the Systems Engineering life-cycle tick tick
3Identify and explain the activities involved in each phase of the Systems Engineering life-cycle tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Explain the role of Software Engineering within the broader context of Systems Engineering tick tick
5Improved ability to understand and solve complex and ill-defined problems tick tick tick tick
6Improved ability to communicate with the multi-disciplinary engineering team and the community at large tick
7Understanding of and commitment to ethical and professional responsibilities, tick
8Improved ability to function as an individual and as a team leader and member in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams tick

Assessment Tasks

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Individual Learning Portfolio

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Tutorial Facilitation

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Final Examination

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Describe the holistic and multi-disciplinary nature of complex engineering projects tick tick
2Describe the Systems Engineering life-cycle tick tick
3Identify and explain the activities involved in each phase of the Systems Engineering life-cycle tick tick
4Explain the role of Software Engineering within the broader context of Systems Engineering tick tick
5Improved ability to understand and solve complex and ill-defined problems tick tick
6Improved ability to communicate with the multi-disciplinary engineering team and the community at large tick tick tick
7Understanding of and commitment to ethical and professional responsibilities, tick tick
8Improved ability to function as an individual and as a team leader and member in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams tick tick tick

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