SEN 299: Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this training, students should be able to:
1. explain how a typical software engineering firm operates;

2. describe the various assignments carried out and the skills acquired during the SIWES period; and
3. submit a comprehensive report on the knowledge acquired and the experience gained during the exercise.

Course Contents

Students are attached to private and public organisations for a period of three months during the second year session long break with a view to making them acquire practical experience and to the extent possible, develop skills in all areas of Software Engineering. Students are supervised during the training period and shall be expected to keep records designed for the purpose of monitoring their performance. They are also expected to submit a report on the experience gained and defend their reports.