|Module code||COS 301|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
The module exposes students to problems associated with software development on an industrial scale. Overall goals of the module are: to become familiar with the latest trends in software engineering; to understand the software engineering process and to appreciate its complexity; to be exposed to a variety of methodologies for tackling different stages of the software lifecycle; to understand and apply the concepts of systems administration and maintenance; to complete the development of a fairly large object orientation-based software product. The focus of the module is on a project that lasts the whole year. The project is completed in groups of approximately four (4) students and teaches students to take responsibility for a variety of roles within a group, and to understand the different requirements for these; to experience the advantages and problems of working in a group; professionalism with regards to particularly colleagues and clients.
|Prerequisites||COS 212 and COS 214|
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Year|
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