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Software Systems Architecture G (8746.4)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology

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Syllabus

In this course, the students will learn how to produce software architecture design from system requirements; The course covers terms, concepts and techniques used in the design of software architectures, including architectural requirements, architectural styles, architecture documentation and architecture evaluation. Students will learn about the role of architecture and architects in software engineering. Modern architectures such as service-oriented and cloud architecture and wireless systems architecture are also covered in detail. Students will use the .NET WCF for building connected, service-oriented applications.

This unit will be co-taught with unit 8745 Software Systems Architecture.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the principles of software architecture, architectural best-practices, and how architecture is used in modern software engineering;

2. Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise the role of a software architect in software engineering practice;

3. Apply knowledge of research principles of various architecture styles and solutions;

4. Design and develop SOA using WCF web services and perform testing; and

5. Communication skills to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas of architecture solutions to stakeholders and demonstrate that it has met their requirements.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 3 hours per week, 2L + 1T.

Prerequisites

6676 Professional Practice in IT G .

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic understanding of software systems and their types. Some programming experience in a language such as Java or C#.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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