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About

Develop Skills in Software Testing with this Software Testing and Automation offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota. Practice and master theory, techniques, and tools to effectively test software.

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Overview

This Software Testing and Automation offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota is intented for beginning to intermediate software developers seeking to develop knowledge and skill in implementing testing techniques and tools in the development of their projects. 

Through four courses, you will cover black-box and white-box testing, automated testing, web & mobile testing, and formal testing theory and techniques, which will prepare to you to plan and perform effective testing of your software.

What you will learn

  • Distinguish between verification and validation describing the key differences between them.
  • Write automated functional tests for both front-end and back-end code
  • Measure the fault-finding effectiveness of a functional test suite using mutation testing.
  • Defend program correctness through the use of formal methods, specifically proof obligations and model checking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Software Testing
  • Black-box and White-box Testing
  • Introduction to Automated Analysis
  • Web and Mobile Testing with Selenium
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Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Intermediate Level

  • Experience with an object-oriented programming language (preferably Java). Ability to install and run an IDE (Eclipse recommended).

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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