Major - Mobile Computing

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3074.1

Related Courses

3639.3 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
3639.4 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
3684.2 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)
3687.1 Bachelor of Information Systems
3687.2 Bachelor of Information Systems
3688.1 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced
6039.1 Diploma/Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
6040.1 Diploma in Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Information Systems

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information and Commuications Technology, Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced), Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced), Bachelor of Information Systems or Bachelor of Information Systems (Advanced). This major covers theories and technologies used for the development of distributed applications for hand-held mobile devices. Students completing this major will understand the advanced principles related to mobile hardware devices, data storage and transmission, and communication networks. In addition they will identify, analyse, and formulate solutions to real-world problems in the mobile domain. In devising these solutions students will also consider principles associated with user interface design, professional and ethical issues, in particular those relating to security and privacy of user data and user behaviour related to mobile devices and its applications.

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

300104 Database Design and Development
300570 Human-Computer Interaction
300960 Mobile Applications Development
300143 Network Security
300579 Professional Experience
300961 Social Computing
300952 Wireless and Mobile Networks
300572 Information Systems Deployment and Management

From Spring 2021, students are advised to select the above unit, 300572, which has replaced 300976 in this major.

Replaced units

The units listed below count towards completion of the major for students who may have passed these units in Autumn/SCC S2, 2021 or earlier.

300976 Technologies for Mobile Applications

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