COMPM024 - Tools and Environments

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Code COMPM024 (Also taught as: COMPGS04)
Year 4
Prerequisites Successful completion of Years 1 and 2 of the Computer Science undergraduate programme.
Term 1
Taught By Jens Krinke (100%)
Aims The course will train students in the principles and application of software tools and environments. The course will cover the fundamental practices that we would expect from any software professional we would want to hire. The course is based on our decades of experience on real projects, including the latest thinking on software process. For most students, it will introduce a lot of new material.
Learning Outcomes On completion of the course unit, the successful student should have a good knowledge and understanding of the nature and variety of software tools and environments that are available for achieving software engineering tasks. The successful student shoul