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SIT120 - Introduction to Apps Design

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Henry Larkin





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


In SIT120 students will develop foundational knowledge of and basic skills related to mobile app design and development. Students will learn the various ways that app ideas are conceptualised, marketed and commercialised. 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 mobile app development concepts, mobile UI design, licensing of media, mobile screen handling, touch events, and game concepts for mobile devices.


Professional Plan 30%, project and presentation 40%, portfolio 30%

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