Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.09.2016 - 07.12.2016

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

You know and can define the essential concepts of testing and software quality. You understand the objectives of software testing and the significance of testing and quality assurance as part of software engineering. You know different ways of organizing testing, common testing techniques as well as other quality practices. You can select and apply appropriate quality practices in different situations and understand the strengths and weaknesses of the practices. You understand the purposes that testing tools and test automation can be used and the typical challenges of test automation.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basics of software testing, concepts, testing techniques and reviews. Test planning, management and tools. The role of testing in quality assurance and quality assurance as part of software process.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, assignments, exercise work and possibly exam.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 26 h,  group work 52 h,  individual work 39 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Delivered to the students when the course begins.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces the former course T-76.5613 Software Testing and Quality Assurance

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

CS-C3150 / CSE-C3610 Software Engineering (mandatory), CS-C3600 / CSE-C3600 Software Design and Modelling (recommended).

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):