<div><p>This module is presented online ? there are no printed materials.</p><p>All the study materials will be available from the module website, including:</p><ul><li>a week-by-week study planner</li><li>details of how to access, download and install the recommended software</li><li>all text units covering the core topics of the module</li><li>a wide range of activities to develop technical and professional skills</li><li>self-evaluation quizzes</li><li>access to the ebooks<em>Mastering the requirements process</em>and<em>Continuous delivery</em>together with a wide range of library resources</li><li>assignment details and submission section</li><li>online discussion forums.</li></ul></div>
The Open University is the worlds leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning.
Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether youre at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you'll be supported throughout your studies your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues.
Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
<div><p>This online module explores the advanced concepts and techniques used throughout the software life cycle, for the effective production and management of large, complex, and long-lived software systems. It provides a holistic perspective of technical and non-technical factors involved in developing useful and safe software systems in complex social and organisational contexts. You will gain hands-on experience of software engineering practices, in both individual and team-working contexts. To study this module you will need to have completed<em>Software development</em>(M813), or have equivalent professional software development knowledge.</p></div>