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Report of an Investigation

2014 Papers
Level 4 Papers >> B Semester
COMP440B Software Engineering Methodologies

15 Points

Agile methods are challenging conventional wisdom regarding systems development processes and practices; effectively putting process on a diet and investing in people and teams. This paper has a strong industry focus and will cover both the theory and practice of software engineering methods and how they have evolved since the mid-1900s.

Pre Requisite Papers
Three 300 level Computer Science papers, including
COMP314 Software Engineering Project or
COMP315 Information Systems Development

Corresponding Papers
COMP540 Software Engineering Methodologies

Lecturers and Tutors

B Semester


    • Dr. Craig Taube-Schock
      Room: G.2.04
      Phone: +64 7 838 4768

Official Timetable Information

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Assessment Components

  • Term Report: 30%
  • Presentation: 30%
  • Introspective reports: 30%
  • Participation: 10%

Grading Schedule
Each assessment component will be assigned a letter grade based on the following criteria:

Grade Criteria
A Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of subject matter.
B Demonstrates above average understanding of subject matter.
C Demonstrates satisfactory understanding of subject matter.
RP Demonstrates minimal understanding of subject matter.
E Demonstrates insufficient understanding of subject matter.
+ or - will be used to demonstrate strong or weak performance in the above categories.

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Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

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