Module Title:Software Engineering for Web, Cloud and Mobile Apps
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Mix of tutorials, practicals delivery along with formative and summative assessments
Module Aim: To give the learners the ability to develop successful software products for the Web, Cloud and Mobile sectors
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Describe state of the art techniques and principles for the development of successful software products for the Web, Cloud and Mobile Apps markets in a way that is convincing to other developers.
LO2 Select and use appropriate tools and technologies for the development of Web, Cloud and Mobile Apps by demonstrating their basic usage.
LO3 Solve technical problems in unfamiliar contexts using Object Oriented principles, concepts and techniques by efficiently communicating their solution to other developers.
LO4 Practice collaborative problem solving on technical tasks by explaining solutions.
LO5 Acknowledge the social and ethical duties of software developers by describing their impact on society.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Prerequisites
5% Review of module’s prerequisites as necessary and working environment.
Software Engineering
10% Need for, issues, software development process models, agile software project management.
Entrepreneurship
5% Lean startups, Model Business Canvas.
Agile Software Requirements Analysis
10% Principles, prototyping, analysis modeling and notations, tools.
Agile Software Design
20% concepts and principles, software architecture of Web, Cloud and Mobile Apps, design notations and basic design patterns.
Agile Coding
20% Web, Cloud and Mobile technologies, supporting tools.
Agile Software Verification and Validation
20% Overview, defect testing, static verification, tools.
Social and Ethical Issues for Software Developers
5% Contributing and sharing knowledge, data privacy, whistle blowing legislation.
Blank
5% This part of the module is left undecided and will be agreed in conversations with the students.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment40.00%
Practical10.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Examination Individual Written Test 1 5.00 Week 3
Other Group Research Report and Presentation 1,3,4 10.00 Week 8
Written Report Take Home Assessment 3 10.00 Week 14
Case Studies Individual Written Test 3,5 5.00 Week 19
Performance Evaluation Active Participation 1,2,3,4,5 10.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Individual Practical Test 2 5.00 Week 11
Practical/Skills Evaluation Individual Practical Test 2 5.00 Week 20
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam No Description 1,3,5 50.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial 20 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Practicals 20 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Estimated Learner Hours 20 Weeks per Stage 5.50
Total Hours 190.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCSOF_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development 3 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_D Bachelor of Science in Software Development 3 Mandatory