CT5006: Mobile Application Development


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CT5006: Mobile Application Development

Module Title Mobile Application Development
Module Code CT5006
Module Tutor Zayd Dawood
School Business School
CAT Points 30
Level of Study 5
Brief Description

This module seeks to develop and enhance web development and programming skills by focusing upon issues and techniques specific to the delivery of content and applications for mobile platforms.

Indicative Syllabus

The module covers relevant scripting and programming technologies, the issues surrounding the use of these technologies and the attendant business implications for the development of hybrid and native applications for mobile platforms. Students will analyse the requirements for mobile applications and associated content, develop strategies for development and will seek to meet these via the use of current technologies such as HTML, Java, CSS3 and jQuery.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Understand and apply the key technological principles and methods for delivering and maintaining mobile applications,
  2. Evaluate and contrast requirements for mobile platforms to establish appropriate strategies for development and deployment,
  3. Develop and apply current standard-compliant scripting/programming techniques for the successful deployment of mobile applications targeting a variety of platforms,
  4. Carry out appropriate formative and summative evaluation and testing utilising a range of mobile platforms,
  5. Interpret a scenario, plan, design and develop a prototype hybrid and native mobile application,
  6. investigate the leading edge developments in mobile application development and use these to inform the design process.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 72
Independent Learning Hours: 228
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 50% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 2000 words or equivalent
002: 50% Coursework: Group work, other: 2000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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