Mobile Applications

Unit code: NIT6120 | Study level: Postgraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
Footscray Park
Online Real Time
VU Sydney
N/A
Overview
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Overview

This unit will address the creation of mobile applications across multiple platforms for contemporary and emerging popular smartphone use. It provides hands-on experience in developing applications for Google Android and Apple iOS. Topics covered include: smartphone platforms; the approach for developing identical applications for each platform; and Cross-Platform Development with Phone Apps. Multiple platforms emphasises the portability of apps that students create and encourages a deeper understanding of object-oriented programming principles to benefit students throughout their career.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Implement various object-oriented programming techniques;
  2. Design and implement innovative solutions to potential mobile applications in a variety of user domains;
  3. Evaluate and verify the proposed new mobile applications, with consideration of various platforms and operating systems; and
  4. Articulate complex aspects of product development and implementation to specialist and non-specialist audiences including potential users.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 50%
Online open book tests (2)
Assessment type: Laboratory Work
|
Grade: 10%
In class individual laboratory reports (10)
Assessment type: Project
|
Grade: 40%
Project based assignments (2)

Required reading

Required readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

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