SIT737 - Cloud Applications Design and Development


2022 unit information

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

Operating systems and computer networks





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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 1 hour online class per week, 1 x 2 hour workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including optional scheduled activities as detailed in the unit site.


SIT737 introduces the concepts, mechanisms and applications of service oriented architectures (SOA) and their implementation within modern cloud infrastructures. The key focus is to deploy a real-world complex cloud based application. This unit defines the notion of “service” in the field of IT and describes various categories of services from which the concept of service oriented architectures are formed. Students will work on case studies involving business strategies and business needs, and then evaluate best strategy towards cloud migration. Students will also learn to understand, design and develop cloud first applications by creating their very own business. Students will conduct their practices in one designated cloud environment, developing using node.js. SIT737 also discusses the SOA management issues including the ethical, legal and regulatory implications.

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