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Unit: System Testing PG (6690)

Level: PCredit Points: 3Contribution Band: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Availability in 2012: Not offered (Also available in: 2013, 2014)

    Class Contact

    Up to 39 hours per semester.

    Syllabus

    This unit uses a software quality management framework to address the alignment of business needs and software systems development outcomes. It covers the production of testable and verifiable artefacts including requirement specifications, code and systems, through all phases of a variety of system development life-cycles. Issues addressed include the role of management and risk and their relevance to systems verification and testing.

    Prerequisite

    Systems Analysis & Modelling G. 

    Learning Outcomes

    Students will be able to describe and discuss the decisions faced by management, information systems developers (analysts, designers, programmers, testers, support staff), clients and users when assessing the production of systems of appropriate quality in a cost-effective manner. Students will be able to assess the risks of several approaches to the verification and testing of the outputs of various phases in the system development life-cycle. Students will be aware of the roles of, and conflicts between, clients, developers, system testers and user acceptance testers.

    Referenced Courses

    • 841AA Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics
    • 844AA Graduate Diploma in Business Informatics
    • 845AA Master of Business Informatics
    • 846AA Master of Information Technology
    • 973AA Master of Information Technology and Systems
    • 974AA Master of Information Technology in Mainframe Computing (Advanced)

    Unit Level Key:

    • 1 - Offered in first year of course curriculum
    • 2 - Offered in second year of course curriculum
    • 3 - Offered in third year of course curriculum
    • 4 - Offered in fourth year of course curriculum
    • 5 - Offered in fifth year of course curriculum
    • G - Offered in graduate course curriculums
    • PG - Offered in postgraduate course curriculums
    • R - Offered in research course curriculums
    • H - Offered in honours course curriculums

     
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