Module Title:Cloud Development
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
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 practical experience of developing applications for a managed networked environment, with a particular emphasis on cloud development technologies targeted towards the software engineer.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Design, build, and deploy cloud-based server-side application programs.
LO2 Integrate client-side web technologies with server-side cloud technologies.
LO3 Integrate applications with server-side, cloud-hosted database systems.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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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%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Build a locally-hosted webapp. 1 20.00 n/a
Project Port and deploy locally-hosted webapp to a cloud development environment. 1 20.00 n/a
Project Extend the locally-hosted webapp to exploit database technology. 1,3 20.00 n/a
Project Deploy locally-hosted database-enabled webapp to a cloud development environment. 1,3 20.00 n/a
Project Built a full-stack cloud-hosted application, integrating client-side features with database-driven back-end technology. 1,2,3 20.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratory 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Estimated Learner Hours 15 Weeks per Stage 5.13
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KWCCD_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Creative Computing and Digital Innovation 5 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development 5 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_D Bachelor of Science in Software Development 5 Mandatory