This unit provides students with the practical knowledge and skills that are necessary to ensure quality software products. It covers the four recognised levels of software testing: unit testing, integration testing, system testing and acceptance testing. The unit also covers quality management processes with a focus on quality assurance processes and planning, and quality control procedures and verification testing.
|Unit name||Software Testing and Quality Management|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Coordinator||Doctor Soonja Yeom|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply a specified testing approach to evaluate a software product
- Develop a quality assurance plan for a software development process to comply with best practice and industry standards
- Conduct quality control procedures to verify the quality of a final product
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1 hour lectorial weekly
2 hour tutorials weekly - This unit will only offer on-campus tutorials
|Assessment||Evaluation of a software product (25%)|Quality Assurance Plan (35%)|Case Study for Quality Control and Assurance (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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