Testing Automation


Course title   

Testing Automation

Course Codes          









IT6505 Advanced Software Testing


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1 trimester





  • To enable learners to apply automated testing and integrated regression testing across a variety of platforms and technologies, both independently or as part of a team.
  • To enable the integration of defect tracking within configuration management to manage performance.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Select and deploy appropriate tools to test activities across a range of software architecture and application types utilising advanced version control and scripting test automation.
  2. Use a range of software testing communication techniques and practices within a typical environment: mobile applications, test automation and web application testing.
  3. Apply effective software testing information design and efficiency outcomes in a typical organisational environment.
  4. Incorporate an appreciation of workplace software ethics, cultural awareness and legal implications into the testing process within an organisational environment.
  5. Produce test reports in a highly technical and professional manner.

 Indicative Content

  • Principles of effective automated testing and integrated regression testing development through continuous integration and deployment of software testing strategies.
  • Execute testing and automate data for various requirements to determine whether systems meets requirements.
  • Project and statistic tools to analyse, bug and report tracking.
  • Performance test techniques to determine whether system meets requirements.




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