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Mobile Technologies (8878.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate 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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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, GBCA-MELB (182312) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182305) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, GBCA-MELB (171437) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, SWSI-LVPL (169389) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (165754) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, UC-MELB (154130) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (154128) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, UC-MELB (147682) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (147680) - View

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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.

    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;

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

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Up to 3 hours per week, 2L + 1T.


    4483 Software Technology 1.



    Assumed Knowledge

    Object-oriented programming language.

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