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LocationDomesticInternational
Gold CoastSession 1,3Session 1,3
MelbourneSession 1,3Session 1,3
OnlineSession 1,3Session 1,3
PerthSession 1,3Session 1,3
SydneySession 1,3Session 1,3

Unit description

Introduces students to the development of applications for mobile devices building on introductory programming, design and data communications units. Techniques for the design and development of client applications on mobile devices will be explored and applied. Modern middleware for interacting with server, peer-to-peer and cloud based data will also be examined and used in practical applications.

Unit content

1. User-centred design for mobile device interfaces

2. Programming web-based applications for mobile devices 

2. Programming stand-alone applications for mobile devices

3. Mobile device architecture, interfaces and operating systems

4. Client-side middleware for connected mobile applications to cloud-based services.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

Session 3

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Exam: closed book50%
Client programming project25%
Client/Server programming project25%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Workshop online 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Exam: closed book50%
Client programming project25%
Client/Server programming project25%

Online

Teaching method
Workshop online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Exam: closed book50%
Client programming project25%
Client/Server programming project25%

Perth

Teaching method
Workshop online 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Exam: closed book50%
Client programming project25%
Client/Server programming project25%

Sydney

Teaching method
Workshop online 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Exam: closed book50%
Client programming project25%
Client/Server programming project25%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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