The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

The focus of this course is on Cloud and Mobile Applications and their use in the enterprise. It will provide the knowledge and skills required to use, design, and implement such applications and recognise their utility to an organisation.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Trimester 2 - 2019

Online

  • Trimester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate capacity in cloud computing and mobile application technologies.

2. Apply this knowledge to use and/or create relevant software in mobile and cloud based business environments, including user interfaces that are aesthetic, intuitive and easy to use.

3. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the different cloud and mobile application models.

4. Develop and communicate plans and prototypes for implementation of cloud and/or mobile applications.


Content

  • Distributed systems, Web architecture
  • Wireless Technologies and Applications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Architectures and Technologies
  • Cloud Application Development
  • Data Validation and Error Handling

Requisite

This course replaces GEBU6020. If you have successfully completed GEBU6020 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Quiz: Examination

Presentation: Draft Project

Written Assignment: Final project

Formal Examination: Formal Examination *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students whose overall mark in the course is 50% or more, but who score less than 40% in the compulsory item and thus fail to demonstrate the required proficiency, will be awarded a Criterion Fail grade which will show as FF on their formal transcript. However, students in this position who have scored at least 25% in the compulsory assessment item will be allowed to undertake a supplementary 'capped' assessment in which they can score at most 50% of the possible mark for that item.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Computer Lab

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

Lecture

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

Online

Computer Lab

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

Lecture

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1