This module is offered in 2020-21.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student should:

  • Understand the fundamental notion of system dependability and how dependability is affected by both social and technical factors.
  • Understand the notion of a socio-technical system.
  • Have been introduced to methods and techniques for achieving software dependability.
  • Understand how human and social factors may have both positive and negative influences on socio-technical system dependability.

Compulsory Elements

This module has the following compulsory elements in addition to those common to all modules (mark of 4 in each assessment component):

  • Attendance at weekly class meetings.

Module Delivery

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Last Published: 19 Oct 2020.