Mobile Computing, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0146

Previous Code: M3074.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

This major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced), Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced), Bachelor of Information Systems or Bachelor of Information Systems (Advanced).

This major covers theories and technologies used for the development of distributed applications for hand-held mobile devices. Students completing this major will understand the advanced principles related to mobile hardware devices, data storage and transmission, and communication networks. In addition they will identify, analyse, and formulate solutions to real-world problems in the mobile domain. In devising these solutions students will also consider principles associated with user interface design, professional and ethical issues, in particular those relating to security and privacy of user data and user behaviour related to mobile devices and its applications.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal bict@westernsydney.edu.au
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal bict@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal bict@westernsydney.edu.au
Sydney City Campus Internal Antoinette Cevenini

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
INFS 2001Database Design and Development10
INFO 3003Human-Computer Interaction10
COMP 3013Mobile Applications Development10
INFO 3007Network Security10
COMP 3018Professional Experience10
INFO 3011Social Computing10
COMP 3025Wireless and Mobile Networks10
INFS 3012Information Systems Deployment and Management10
Total Credit Points80

Equivalent Subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in Autumn/SCC S2, 2021 or earlier.

INFO 2003 - Technology for Mobile Applications, replaced by INFS 3012 Information Systems Deployment and Management