COMP 3013 Mobile Applications Development

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300960

Coordinator Quang Nguyen Opens in new window

Description This unit teaches technologies and programming languages for developing applications on common mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS. Students will learn skills for developing programs on the above platforms, along with in-class sample applications that highlight platform-specific implementation details.

School Computer, Data & Math Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) For students enrolled in 3687 Bachelor of Information Systems 3688 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced 3744 Bachelor of Information SystemsBachelor of Business 3745 Bachelor of Information Systems AdvancedBachelor of Busines 6036 Diploma in Information and Communications TechnologyBachelor of Information Systemss or 6040 Diploma in Information and Communications TechnologyBachelor of Information Systems - COMP 2020 Technologies for Web Applications
For students enrolled in 3639 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology - COMP 2015 Programming Techniques
For students enrolled in 3684 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)- COMP 2016 Programming Techniques (Advanced)
For students enrolled in 3506 Bachelor of Computer Science - COMP 2014 Object Oriented Programming OR COMP 2020 Technologies for Web Applications

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Explain the theoretical fundamental of mobile technologies
  2. Identify strengths, opportunity and limitation of platforms, development tools and programming languages for mobile applications
  3. Apply common user interface elements into applications
  4. Install mobile development tools, such as Android and iOS
  5. Develop programs for mobile platforms
  6. Implement input and interaction
  7. Manipulate files and databases
  8. Employ advanced user interface methods to produce graphical applications
  9. Apply data management and security in mobile applications

Subject Content

Data management and security
Advanced topics for mobile platforms, including file, database and advanced user interface
Input and Interaction for mobile platforms
Introduction to mobile technologies, including strengths, opportunity and limitation of development for mobile devices
Basic programming for mobile platforms, including variables, data types, arithmetic, control, function, arrays and objects
Overview, architecture and installation of programming languages for mobile platforms
Software development frameworks, tools and mobile applications
Mobile platform overview and common User Interface Elements

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Tutorials and Labs 2 hours each session 20 N Individual
Assignment 1 20-25 hours 25 N Individual
Assignment 2 20-25 hours 25 N Individual
Quiz 90 minutes 30 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Not required

Teaching Periods

2021-2022 Summer

Parramatta - Victoria Rd (Summer A)

Day

Subject Contact Mark Johnston Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 1

Sydney City

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Subject Contact Mahsa Razavi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

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Subject Contact Mahsa Razavi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Campbelltown

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Subject Contact Quang Nguyen Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Penrith (Kingswood)

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Subject Contact Quang Nguyen Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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Subject Contact Quang Nguyen Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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