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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Bruce Scharlau

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 MSc Information Technology (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • 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?

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 2012.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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