Courses & Units

Mobile Application Development KIT305

Launceston, Hobart

Introduction

This unit is concerned with the development of applications for mobile and ubiquitous computing platforms.

Android, iOS, and cross-platform apps will be used as a basis for teaching programming techniques and design patterns related to the development of mobile and ubiquitous applications.

Emphasis is placed on the processes, tools, and frameworks required to develop applications for current mobile devices. Students will work at all stages of the software development life-cycle from inception through to implementation and testing. Students will be required to consider the impact of usability, device capabilities, networking infrastructure and the deployment environment, in order to develop applications that suit the requirements of users and industry.

Summary

Unit name Mobile Application Development
Unit code KIT305
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Mr Lindsay Wells
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the individual characteristics of mobile application development in comparison to traditional software design and development processes.
  • Develop mobile-device specific applications that using best practice mobile design and development processes.
  • Design and evaluate user interfaces suitable for mobile devices by applying usability design principles.
  • Develop cross-platform mobile applications using best practice mobile design and development processes.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT205 OR KIT206 OR (KIT207 AND KIT208)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

13 lectures (2hrs each) and additional weekly tutorials (2hrs/week).

AssessmentIn-semester Quizzes (15%)|Prototype Application (7.5%)|Android Application (20%)|iOS Application (20%)|Cross-Platform Application (20%)|Reflection and Testing Report (7.5%)|Tutorial Completion (10%)
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Textbooks

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