Module Title:   Advanced Software Development

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   CM-1033D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Computer Science

Related Department/Subject Area:   SCIM (Dept of Computer Science)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr M.J. Ridley

Additional Tutor(s):   Dr R Holton

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

(1) An understanding of the foundations of the principles of software development. (2) To achieve advanced level skills in terms of software development paradigms.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The various forces to be resolved and balanced in software design, together with techniques and established solution strategies, are exposed, in general and by examples, in lectures and developed critically by students, both individually and through discussion in tutorials.
The assessment is to demonstrate comprehension and application to typical problems.
Supplementary assessment: repair deficiencies in original submission.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   164.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

understand the foundations of software construction and execution.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

apply modern paradigms to software development.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...


  Coursework   100%
  A design exercise including critical evaluation

Outline Syllabus:
Criteria for design of software systems.

Exegesis of complexity in functional requirements, in design documents, in maintenance and development.

Abstracting from complexity: grouping requirements; finding patterns; using design patterns.

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