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Special topics of software engineering

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

The following learning outcomes are developed in the course:
- Building on the fundamentals of software engineering, students have in-depth knowledge of selected topics related to the development and evolution of software systems.
- Students know advanced methods of requirements analysis and are able to apply them efficiently
- Students have sound knowledge in the detailed design of software systems using design patterns.
- The students know procedures for the automation and support of large software systems.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Students bring the following requirements to the course:
- Students understand the basics of software engineering.
- Students understand object-oriented design using UML.
- Students understand Java, inheritance and polymorphism.

course contents

Further and advanced topics in the field of software engineering are taught in this course. This includes the following focal points: In-depth topics in the fields of requirements analysis (e.g. SOPHIST rules, goal modelling) and design (e.g. design patterns, design principles); in-depth knowledge of agile development methods; procedures in the development of extensible software systems; automation in the development of large software systems (e.g. unit tests, continuous integration and DevOps).

recommended or required reading

- Sommerville: Software Engineering, 10., aktualisierte Auflage, PEARSON, 2018.
- B. Brügge, A. H. Dutoit: Objektorientierte Softwaretechnik mit UML, Entwurfsmustern und Java, PEARSON, 2004.
- Rupp, Chris & die Sophisten: Requirements-Engineering und -Management, Hanser, 6. Auflage (2014)
- Van Lamsweerde, Axel: Requirements Engineering, Wiley (2009)

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

6

eLearning quota in percent

17

course-hours-per-week (chw)

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, quiz, presentation and discussion of task solutions

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. Dr. Georg Hagel

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

SE.2

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable