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Unit details

SIT206 - iOS Programming

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

Tom Luan


SIT102 or SIT153 and one other SIT coded unit



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


Online teaching methods require internet access. 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.


This unit covers iOS development on the XCode platform. Students will be introduced to the iOS development environment, the iOS platform’s design and the workflow of developing iOS Apps on XCode. In addition, students will be introduced to a new programming language called Objective C – the programming language for native iOS Apps. Key concepts and programming constructs will be introduced before the advanced concepts in the CocoaTouch framework is covered. Students will also gain hands-on experience in debugging iOS Apps and the process of getting an App certified for deployment in the iOS App store.


Two assignments (50% each) 100%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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