INFO213-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Object-Oriented Systems Development

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


The course focuses on the concepts and methods for object-oriented (OO) analysis, design, and development of information systems. The course provides an opportunity to follow a complete project development lifecycle, starting from system analysis, to design, implementation, maintenance and testing, using the Jade software development platform. The course places equal emphasis on theoretical OO knowledge and applying this to OO system implementation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of INFO213 the students will be able to:
  • Explain the key components of OO analysis, design and development.
  • Apply the OO analysis methods to produce system diagrams in unified modelling language (UML).
  • Discuss the benefits offered by the OO paradigm along with the corresponding challenges.
  • Describe how OO design patterns aid in producing reusable software.
  • Use an OO programming language (JADE) to develop a complete information system.
  • Compare and contrast OO database technologies with relational database technologies.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.


30 points from INFO123, INFO125, COSC121, COSC131, COSC122


ACIS213 and AFIS213 after 1996.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 A4 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 14:00 - 16:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Examinations, Quizzes and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 19:00 - 21:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
22 Apr - 28 Apr

Course Coordinator

Constantine Zakkaroff


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Online Quiz 5%
Individual Project 30%
Lab Test 25%
Final Exam 40%

Textbooks / Resources

Recommended Reading

Clarke, Bevan J; An introduction to object-oriented systems development with JADE ; 6th edition; Jade Software Corporation, 2016.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $924.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems .

All INFO213 Occurrences

  • INFO213-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024