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Software Evolution Project

Course
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-18668
Tuition
Full education cost: 35 750 SEK
First payment: 35 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

The purpose of this course is to familiarise the student with situations, activities, and techniques typical for software evolution, such as adding a new feature, refactoring, automating variability or testing, improving performance, re-balancing non-functional requirements, and so on. Furthermore, students learn to plan, implement, and reflect on software evolution scenarios and improvements.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

To be eligible for the course the student needs to have successfully completed the following courses, or equivalent:
a 7.5 hec course in programing (e.g., DIT948 Programming),
a 7,5 hec software project course (e.g., DIT191 Agile development processes),
a 7.5 hec course in software quality (e.g., DIT847 Software Quality),
and at least one of the following courses, or equivalent:
7,5 hec DIT284 Requirements Engineering,
7,5 hec DIT544 Advanced software architecture,
7,5 hec DIT596 Software Language Engineering for Domain Specific Languages, or
7,5 hec DIT848 Model based testing.
Applicants must prove knowledge of English: English 6/English B or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.