• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Areas of interest Computer Science, Software Engineering

Several alternatives for eliciting, describing and managing requirements during the early period of systems and software development will be presented and discussed. Several analysis techniques will be described and demonstrated including process, state and object-oriented techniques. Requirements Models will be discussed in detail together with the benefits and differences among the various modelling methods.

This course can be studied for credit in the following programs:

  • Master of Computing/Master of Computing Honours
  • Graduate Studies
  • and as an elective in other programs.

Other Information

Attendance: While attendance at every lecture is not absolutely mandatory, not everything is in the lecture notes.

Attending tutorials is required, as the course has a strong practical component, where learning is accomplished by doing.

Indicative Assessment

Assignments (60%) Final Examination (40%)

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Workload

Two two-hour lectures per week. One two-hour tutorial per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying Master of Computing 7705 or Master of Computing 7706.

Prescribed Texts

Software Requirements (2nd Edition) by Karl Wiegers - 2003: Microsoft Press
ISBN 0-7356-1879-8

Reference (Recommended)
More Software Requirements by Karl Wiegers - 2006: Microsoft Press

Assumed Knowledge

UML and programming design (any language)

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2916
2004 $2916
2005 $2916
2006 $2916
2007 $2916
2008 $2916
2009 $2916
2010 $2916
2011 $2946
2012 $2946
2013 $2946
2014 $2952
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3450
2004 $3450
2005 $3450
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3514 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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