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CS5030   Software Engineering Principles

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module examines the key concepts in small and large-scale software development. Project management is explored, along with the processes involved in developing system requirements, functionality and high-level descriptions necessary to guide the development of, and assess, a working system.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - undergraduate - before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and (pass CS2001 or pass cs2101)

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 25

Guided independent study hours: 125

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%

Personnel

Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Computer Science (dopgt-cs@st-andrews.ac.uk)