Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 11
Planned timetable: To be arranged.
This module introduces students to the concept of software architecture, as an aid to software design, reuse and evolution. When students have completed this module, they will: have knowledge of the key elements of software architectures; recognise architectural styles of existing software systems; be able to describe the software architecture of a non-trivial system accurately; be able to construct systems that satisfy an architectural description; understand how software architecture aids design, reuse and evolution of software.
Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - before taking this module you must pass CS3099
Co-requisite(s): Postgraduate - you must also take CS5031
Weekly contact: Lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes.
Scheduled learning hours: 25
Guided independent study hours: 125
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%