Module Title:Web Applications
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Students will learn from lectures, labs and mini projects. These will enable the student to understand and practice the various database concepts, web and mobile technologies presented.
Module Aim: To broaden the student’s understanding of the use and administration of databases with web technologies.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Setup & install multiuser DBMSs and implement a database
LO2 Make use of database tools (for monitoring, for scripting, database objects etc)
LO3 Integrate web applications with server-side database systems
LO4 Develop a simple mobile application
LO5 Discuss the issues of integrity, security and concurrency in relation to multi-user databases
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
2nd year Web Programming & Databases or equivalent
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Database Theory- Review
Relational model, Data Modelling, Normalisation
Database Objects
Stored procedures, triggers, views
Database DBMS
Installation; Tools; Extended SQL (for data manipulation, data definition, data control); Catalog and data dictionary
Database Integrity & Security:
Validation, Triggers, Constraints, Permissions
Database Concurrency
Transactions, Concurrency Issues
Distributed Databases
Concepts ;Distributed Queries
The Web Development Infrastructure
Client, server, content, protocol, client-side programming, server-side programming.
Dynamic web applications with server-side technologies and database integration
n/a
Convergence of Web & database technologies
XML, AJAX, JSON, Cloud based databases
Mobile Application development
Design and implement simple app
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Examination Written class tests (2/3) 1,2,3,4,5 20.00 n/a
Project Report on tasks carried out in lab (total 3) 1,2,3,4,5 30.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam The final examination will include questions on all aspects of the course 1,2,3,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 20 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Laboratory 20 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Estimated Learner Hours 20 Weeks per Stage 6.00
Total Hours 200.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCIT_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management 3 Mandatory
CW_KCCSY_D Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management 3 Mandatory