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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course builds on the previous course so that you can build more complex database driven web applications using a suitable framework to guide you. This also continues to round out your computing science craftsmanship skills with more emphasis on learning appropriate practices such as version source control, testing and group collaboration, so that you can build good habits, which will help your further during your degree.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Joey Lam

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of CS1018 Web Application Development (Passed) or CS1019 Web Application Development (Passed) or CS1025 Web Application Development (Passed) or CS1514 Web Application Development (Passed) or CS1516 Web Application Development (Passed) or CS1519 Web Application Development (Passed) or CS1525 Web Application Development (Passed) or MSc Information Technology (Studied)
  • Either Computing Science (CS) (Studied) or MSc Information Technology (Studied)
  • Either Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied) or MSc Information Technology (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • CS2014 Advanced Web Application Development (Distance Learning) (Studied)
  • CS2509 Advanced Web Application Development (Studied)
  • CS2512 Advanced Web Application Development (Studied)
  • CS2514 Advanced Web Application Development (Distance Learning) (Studied)
  • KL258D Advanced Web Application Development (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

  • advanced programming using a scripting language, including top-down design, reading and writing to files, inheritance and other relationships between classes, event handling, error handling, testing, data structures and algorithmic structures
  • advanced programming for the internet, including searching, security, and plug-ins.

Further Information & Notes

(i) Assistive technologies may be required for any student who is unable to use a standard keyboard/mouse/computer monitor. Any students wishing to discuss this further should contact the School Disability Co-ordinator. (ii) This course cannot be taken in a graduating curriculum with CS 2512.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Computing Science Minor
  • MSc Information Technology

Contact Teaching Time

76 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: 100% from in course assessments.
Resit: Candidates will be able to resubmit the in course assessment, which will be capped at CGS D3.

Formative Assessment

During lectures, the Personal Response System and/or other ways of student interaction will be used for formative assessment. Additionally, practical sessions will provide students with practice opportunities and formative assessment.


Formative feedback for in-course assessments will be provided in written form. Additionally, formative feedback on performance will be provided informally during practical sessions.

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