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SIT305 - Advanced Apps Development

Offering information:

Not available until 2015 and subject to approval

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:



SIT206 and SIT207

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week and 1 x 2 hour seminar 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 introduces students the best practices for mobile application development, examines the design of user interfaces and data sharing, discusses the techniques for creating map-based applications and using location-based services such as GPS, explores the use of background services, notifications, and alarms, discusses the Bluetooth, telephony, and networking APIs, and examines using hardware, including the camera and sensors such as the compass and accelerometers. The students will individually complete a Trimester long project with chosen development platform (either iOS or Android) and present the project.


Two assignments (40%, 60%) 100%

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