Software Engineering: Introduction

Provided by University of British Columbia (UBCx)
$125 USD
for a certificate
(or study for free)

Learn how to apply engineering principles, such as Agile, to build a full-stack software system.

MicroMasters® ProgramSoftware Development
Course Format:Instructor-Led
Start Date:Jan 9, 2018

What you will learn

  • How to build a non-trivial software system using an agile approach in a pair or team
  • Techniques for specifying the functional and non-functional aspects of a software system
  • Techniques for designing and testing a software system
  • The role of refactoring in building a quality system

Overview

This course, part of the Software Development MicroMasters Program, introduces how teams design, build, and test multi-version software systems.

You will learn software engineering principles that are applicable to the breadth of large-scale software systems. The course explores topics such as agile development, REST and Async programming, software specification, design, refactoring, information security, and more.

By the end of this course, learners will work in teams, applying an agile software development process to specify, design, and test multiple versions of complex software systems.

Learners who enroll in the Verified track will receive staff grading and increased interaction with the instructor and staff.

Before you start

  • Instructor-Led: course contains assignments and exams that have specific due dates, and you complete the course within a defined time period.
  • Course ends: Jan 23, 2019

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