Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

Provides the techniques and tools to design and develop smart applications using the internet of things (IoT). Students will design, develop and test IoT solutions, as well as future techniques and tools for agile developments of IoT solutions, and improving the reliability and functionality of the intelligent applications.

Unit content

1. Case studies: IoT applications

2. IoT frameworks

3. Things that collect and interact with data

4. Network and connectivity for IoT

5. Analysis and visualisations of IoT data

6. Methodology and tools for software development of IoT applications

7. Designing and programming the things

8. Connecting the things network

9. Developing intelligent IoT applications

10. Managing issues, performance and ecosystem of IoT applications

11. Security, privacy, and ethical concerns of managing data in IoT applications

12. Trends in the design and development of IoT technologies

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

Teaching and assessment


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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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