In this Software Development with Java module from The Open University UK you will acquire professional and technical skills together with a deep understanding of analysis, design, software construction and testing; engage with various design practices from design patterns to software architectures and frameworks; and explore emerging themes in software development. By studying this module you will develop your ability to deliver software artefacts fit for a real-world organisational context, alongside a wide range of postgraduate critical skills.Vocational relevance
By studying this module you will work towards a software system for an organisation with which you are familiar. As such you will be interacting with other people in that organisation and this may help to raise your professional profile.
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In this block you will learn the principles and techniques of early software lifecycle, from requirements and domain analysis to software specification. You will engage with a number of practices, including capturing and validating requirements, and UML (Unified Modelling Language) modelling with activity and class diagrams.
This block focuses on the principles and techniques of software design, construction, testing and version control. You will engage with a number of design practices, including applying design patterns and UML modelling with interaction and state diagrams.
In this block, you will extend the skills you acquired in the previous blocks to develop software solutions based on software architectures and frameworks.
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