Description: This unit introduces students to the design of software systems. It covers modelling of systems using Unified Modelling Language (UML) and relevant visual models in this design.

Content: Introduction to UML; use of a UML-based modelling tool; analysis and design; use cases; objects and classes; class diagrams; interaction diagrams.

Unit details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
NIT2213

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply knowledge of concepts of software engineering and UML to design of software systems;  
  2. Design software systems using UML;  
  3. Apply a UML-based modelling tool in the design of software systems; and  
  4. Apply the different types of models of UML to design of software systems.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Test Practical Knowledge Test 20%
Laboratory Work Assessable Laboratory 40%
Test Test 40%

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