Module Title:Web and Cloud Development
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 3 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module is delivered entirely within a laboratory setting. Learners are seated at their computers throughout the course delivery and are activity participating in class work throughout each scheduled session.
Module Aim: To provide students with a theoretical grounding and practical experience of developing applications for a managed networked environment, with a particular emphasis on web development technologies.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Deploy client-side web applications.
LO2 Design and build web-based server-side application programs.
LO3 Integrate client-side web technologies with server-side web technologies.
LO4 Integrate web applications with server-side database systems.
LO5 Deploy and manage web applications in the cloud.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
• The Model-View-Controller Pattern. • The Web Development Infrastructure – client, server, content, protocol, client-side programming, server-side programming and database systems. • Static web sites with HTML. • Server-side programming technologies. • Client-side programming technologies. • Web Frameworks, Templating Systems, and Databases. • Dynamic web applications with server-side technologies. • Dynamic web applications with database integration. • Cloud development and deployment technologies
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Build a static web-site using HTML templating technologies. [LO1] Integrate JavaScript into a client-side web application. [LO1] Build a custom web framework-based server to host server-side applications. [LO2] Extend the custom web server to integrate with database technologies. [LO4] Deploy a web application to the cloud. [LO3, LO4, LO5] 1,2,3,4,5 50.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam No Description 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
Laboratory 20 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Estimated Learner Hours 20 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Total Hours 160.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCSOF_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development 3 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_D Bachelor of Science in Software Development 3 Mandatory
CW_KWCCD_B BSc (Honours) in Creative Computing and Digital Innovation 3 Mandatory