Mobile Application Development

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mobile Application Development

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    IAB230 or IFB299 or CAB201

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Proliferation of mobile devices with everyday users have resulted in high demand for creative developers to build innovative applications, and given the variety of platforms there is a major skills shortage. Students with software and user interface design and programming skills will benefit from this project-based unit to start their portfolio in developing useful applications on emerging mobile devices.

    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
    1. Understand how innovative mobile applications can transform everyday life
    2. Be able to apply mobile design guidelines to optimise the user experience, as well as coding techniques to develop responsive applications within the resource constraints of mobile devices
    3. Be able to build mobile app using the latest cross-platform development tool, such as Xamarin Platform and iOS SDK
    4. Understand the structure, types and the components of mobile applications, such as UI, navigation controllers, data binding, map and location, and motion sensing

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.