Course Title: Develop software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6068 Advanced Diploma of Computer Science

Course Title: Develop software

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 280

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term1 2008,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Alex Bezen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4545

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The course provides a conceptual understanding of Object Oriented programming and skills in using JAVA language to solve business problems. The course provides understanding principles of database design and practical skills in manipulation of relational database.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

COSC 5771C Create Code for Applications

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITB069B Develop software


Code each program module

Document each program module

Review each program module

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an algorithm of solving a given problem
  • Manage the Java development environment
  • Create a Graphical User Interface (GUI)  using Java APIs
  • Create code for a specified software component
  • Use the debug facilities of the development environment
  • Test a software component

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including exams, assignments, and  practical tests which cover skills acquired in lab activities.