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  • Högskolepoäng 7.5  hp
  • Utbildningsnivå Avancerad nivå
  • Studieort Distans utan obligatoriska träffar
  • Kurskod DVA464
  • Huvudområde Datavetenskap

This course provides an understanding of the fundamental problems in software testing, as well as solid foundation in the practical methods and tools for a systematic state-of-the-art approach to testing of software.

About this course

Course modules:

  1. Introduction to software testing and test design
  2. Unit testing, test design and automation
  3. Testing at integration and system level
  4. Static and dynamic analysis
  5. Advanced test design

Learning outcomes

After the course, the participants are expected to:

  • understand the fundamental goals, challenges and limitations of software testing, and its relation to other software engineering activities, such as requirements engineering, design and implementation.
  • have a working knowledge and experience in applying the major established test design techniques.
  • have a working knowledge and experience in static and dynamic code analysis.
  • have an overview knowledge in more advanced testing methods (such as model-based testing, mutation testing and search-based testing), and in the state-of-the-art in software testing research.

Related industrial challenges addressed in the course

  • Finding problems earlier in the development process and integration chain.
  • Avoiding quality deficiency costs.
  • Evaluating the quality of software and systems, and knowing when to release.
  • Understanding problems and gaps in the development process for continuous improvement.

Entry requirements

  • 100 credits, out of which 70 credits are within technology or information technology, with at least 15 credits in programming or software development.

You can also apply for the course and get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies etc.

Course title in Swedish

Programvarutest

Language

English

Tillfällen för denna kurs

Vårtermin 2021

  • Vårtermin 2021

    Omfattning

    7.5 hp

    Tid

    2021-01-18 - 2021-06-06 (deltid 25%)

    Utbildningsnivå

    Avancerad nivå

    Kurstyp

    Fristående kurs

    Anmälningskod

    MDH-14022

    Språk

    Engelska

    Studieort

    Ortsoberoende

    Undervisningsform

    Distans
    Antal obligatoriska träffar inklusive tentamen: 0
    Antal övriga fysiska träffar: 0

    Särskild behörighet

    100 hp, varav 70 hp inom teknik eller informatik, inklusive minst 15 hp programmering eller mjukvaruutveckling.
    Dessutom krävs Svenska B/Svenska 3 samt Engelska A/Engelska 6. I de fall kursen ges på engelska görs undantag från kravet på Svenska B/Svenska 3.

    Urval

    Sökande med minst 12 månader (heltid) dokumenterad yrkeslivserfarenhet från mjukvaruutveckling har företräde, övriga sökande rangordnas efter antal högskolepoäng.

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Professor i datavetenskap

Wasif Afzal

+4621107393

wasif.afzal@mdh.se