1 hour open-book, scenario-based examination preceded by 15 minutes reading time.
Holders of the BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling should be able to:
- Justify the need for IT system modelling and modelling techniques
- Explain why it is important to model IT system requirements from different perspectives
- Develop models of system functionality. These models should be either process models with supporting process descriptions or use case diagrams with supporting use case descriptions
- Develop models of system data. These models should be either entity relationship models or analysis class models, both with supporting descriptions
- Develop a dynamic model. This model should be either an entity life history showing the effect of events on an entity or a sequence diagram showing the realisation of a use case
- Evaluate selected models against business objectives and system requirements
- Appreciate how the selected models inter-relate with each other
- Describe how the products of analysis feed into the design and development of a system
There are no specific pre-requisites for entry to the examination, however candidates should be suitably prepared and possess the appropriate skills and knowledge to fulfil the objectives above.
Our Systems Modelling Techniques with UML course prepares you for this examination. The examination is taken at the end of the course.
The examination can also be taken directly.
This is a core certificate in the BCS International Diploma in Solution Development and a specialist certificate in the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.