SIT708 - Mobile Systems Development


2020 unit information

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


For students enrolled in S735, S737, S778, S779: Nil



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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 practical per week, plus 1 x 1 hour practical per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


SIT708 focuses on the concepts and skills related to mobile application planning and development. In this unit, students will investigate, design and practice how to understand the requirements in building mobile apps. Students will develop basic and complex mobile applications using open-source tools, as well as debug and derive the meaning of program code. Students will also summarise, articulate and communicate theoretical mobile programming topics. Students will explore how app ideas are conceptualised, commercialised and marketed. Students will gain an understanding of how to analyse mobile apps, mobile User Interface (UI) design, licensing of media, mobile screen handling, touch events, and basic game concepts for mobile devices.

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