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Unit details

SIT120 - Introduction to Apps Design

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tom Luan

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit teaches foundation concepts and skills related to mobile app design and development. Students will learn the various ways that app ideas are conceptualised, marketed and monetized. Students will analyse existing mobile apps in different categories, and evaluate the type of design and technological choices used to solve user problems. Students will also gain an understanding of different technologies and how they are put together in the context of mobile apps. There will also be discussion of various backend technologies, mobile UI design, mobile platforms as well as the mobile apps industry.

Assessment

Six weekly research tasks (10% each) 60%, project 30%, unit summary report 10%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2898$3005

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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