ITC203 Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design (8)


UML (Unified Modelling Language) is used to document requirements gathering, analysis and design activities that are part of an iterative and incremental development process. The student is introduced to the concepts of software architectural styles and software design patterns.

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Session 2
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalCSU Study Centre Melbourne
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
DistanceBathurst Campus
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Assumed Knowledge

ITC106 or ITC140

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed subject ITC545
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ITC545 ITC545 Covers similar material but at a different level

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe and apply an iterative incremental software development process;
  • be able to analyse and verify system requirements;
  • be able to produce and verify analysis and design models for a system;
  • be able to evaluate a problem and determine the appropriate architectural style for the solution;
  • be able to evaluate and choose appropriate software design patterns to compose the design of a software system;
  • be able to demonstrate use of a Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool to document the models in a system.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • System development process.
  • Requirements gathering.
  • UML diagrams related to analysis and design.
  • Use of CASE tools to produce UML analysis and design diagrams.
  • System architecture and design.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.