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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Provides students with required skills and knowledge to design and build 3-tier database-driven web applications. Students will learn current design approaches, programming and scripting languages to rapidly develop web applications using current web technologies. This unit assumes basic knowledge of HTML, SQL Database and programming skills.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to dynamic web development and web applications
Topic 2: Design web applications using MVC design pattern
Topic 3: Introduction to PHP
Topic 4: Server-side development with PHP
Topic 5: PHP database access
Topic 6: Workshop for assignment 1
Topic 7: Introduction to JavaScript
Topic 8: Client-side development with JavaScript
Topic 9: Client-server interaction
Topic 10: Advanced web application development
Topic 11: Workshop for assignment 2
Topic 12: Exam preparation

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.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 solve problems using web-based technologies
2 apply professional web development methodology and techniques
3 design, construct and integrate client and server web-based components
4 compare and contrast technologies and techniques for dynamic web development
5 demonstrate the ability to build a complete database-driven website.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. solve problems using web-based technologies
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. apply professional web development methodology and techniques
    • GA4:
  3. design, construct and integrate client and server web-based components
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. compare and contrast technologies and techniques for dynamic web development
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate the ability to build a complete database-driven website.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • Sebesta, RW, 2015, Programming the World Wide Web, 8th edn, Pearson, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0-13-377598-3.

  • Sebesta, RW, 2015, Programming the World Wide Web, 8th edn, Pearson, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0-13-377598-3.

  • Sebesta, RW, 2015, Programming the World Wide Web, 8th edn, Pearson, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0-13-377598-3.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.