Courses & Units

Software Testing and Quality Management KIT728

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Software Testing and Quality Management
Unit code KIT728
Credit points 12.5
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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT506

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 hour lectorial weekly

2 hour tutorials weekly - This unit will only offer on-campus tutorials

AssessmentEvaluation of a software product (25%)|Quality Assurance Plan (35%)|Case Study for Quality Control and Assurance (40%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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