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Area/Catalogue
INFT 2063

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
156787

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To use software development tools to manage software development projects

Course content

Criteria for tool evaluation and selection
Understanding and Calculating the True Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Using software development tools such as Bugtrack, Version Control/CVS, Collaboration tools, CASE Tools
Interacting with suppliers and making decisions on costings
Understanding the importance of reliability and trade-offs with cost
The use of Incident, Change and Problem management processes driven by service desk

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMP 1040 Programming Fundamentals

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Report 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 2200 words 50% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% ongoing
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Report 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 2200 words 50% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% ongoing

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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