SIT314 - Software Architecture and Scalability for Internet-Of-Things


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


This unit introduces students to key challenges and principals when architecting large-scale applications for the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Students will learn and use different architecture patterns including layered architectures, message-bus style, event-driven, micro-services. Students will also learn different deployment models, quality of service attributes and trade-offs and testing requirements and frameworks.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.