INFO 0003 Advanced Computer Studies (WSTC Prep)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700259

Coordinator Keembiyage De Silva Opens in new window

Description This unit has been developed to enhance a student's problem solving skills in the context of software development. Students are introduced to more advanced material in computer studies, including advanced features of Microsoft Access, web page development using HTML and CSS, the fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design, programming and object-oriented analysis.

School Western Sydney The College

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject

Pre-requisite(s) INFO 0008

Equivalent Subjects INFO 0004 - Advanced Computer Studies (UWSC)

Assumed Knowledge

Basic competency in the following Microsoft applications:
• Access
• Creating basic web pages with HTML

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
System Analysis and Design Portfolio Approx 2 hrs 20 N Individual
Database Case Study – in-class and at home Approx 2 hrs 15 N Individual
Web Page Case Study – in-class and at home Approx 2 hrs 15 N Individual
Programming Case Study – in-class and at home Approx 2 hrs 15 N Individual
Database, Web Design and Programming Class Work Approx 20-30 mins each class 10 N Individual
Final Exam 2 hrs 25 N Individual

Teaching Periods

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