Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module covers key issues and standard-based methodologies related to the management of software development and explores strategies central to the assurance of quality within different software development environments.
The module covers the foundations of software quality assurance and the development of appropriate quality assurance strategies via the application of current standards, models and measurement techniques.
1. critically evaluate alternative standards, models and techniques aimed at achieving quality assurance in a variety of software development environments;
2. propose and defend innovative solutions to software quality assurance and measurement problems in the context of various software development environments;
3. critically evaluate leading edge approaches in software development and attendant quality assurance methodologies, presenting the research using Harvard referencing
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