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Mobile Technologies (11492.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology


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This unit focuses on a range of mobile technologies, mobile devices, standards and services that enable interaction between people and businesses. This includes the modern software and operating systems that drive mobile devices. The students study the issues of performance, program development, system testing, re-usability, and maintenance in such systems via laboratory experimentation and current industry examples. Windows Phone, Android, iOS and appropriate emulators are used in experiments and projects to develop applications for mobile devices.
This unit may be cotaught with 9076 Mobile Technologies G.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Describe the various issues associated with modern mobile technologies, devices, standards and services;

2. Apply problem solving skills in designing and development: mobile application structures, mobile applications with database, and security requirements;

3. Analyse mobile technologies, and interpret the technical requirements for a given mobile application;

4. Develop mobile applications using Android, iOS and Windows Phone; and

5. Evaluate modern mobile technologies and software development tools for mobile devices.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 5 hours per week in Summer semester or up to 3 hours per week in normal semester mode.


4483 Software Technology 1



Assumed Knowledge

Object-oriented programming language.

Incompatible Units

9076 Mobile Technologies G.

Equivalent Units


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