Course planning information
One of 1571xx or 1581xx or 1591xx
You need to complete the above course or courses before moving onto this one.
General progression requirements
You must complete at least 45 credits from 100-level before enrolling in 200-level courses.
- 1 Describe the fundamentals of quality assurance and software testing.
- 2 Describe the common approaches to the software testing lifecycle (STLC).
- 3 Compare and contrast various manual and automatic test-design techniques.
- 4 Use appropriate tools and techniques for software testing including web applications.
- 5 Formulate tests using established techniques and formal software-testing strategies using the Agile approach.
Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.
Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.
You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.
Explanation of assessment types
- Computer programmes
- Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
- Creative compositions
- Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
- Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
- An test scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The test could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
- Exam (centrally scheduled)
- An test scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the test is through the student portal.
- Oral or performance or presentation
- Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
- You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
- Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
- Practical or placement
- Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
- Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
- Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
- Written assignment
- Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.
Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.
FOUNDATIONS OF SOFTWARE TESTING (ISTQB CERTIFICATION)
- BLACK, R, VAN VEENENDAAL, E & GRAHAM, D
- 4 EDITION 2019
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