DATA H3204 - Web Development & Databases

Module Title:Web Development and Databases
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 1 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 introduce the student to network programming techniques and practice, with an emphasis on web development and database technologies.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Deploy HTML-based client-side web sites.
LO2 Design and build web-based server-side application programs.
LO3 Design a database schema in support of application requirements.
LO4 Integrate client-side web technologies with server-side web technologies.
LO5 Integrate web applications with server-side 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
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module.
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Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
Successful completion of Year 2 (or equivalent).

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.
Dynamic web applications with server-side technologies
Database Theory and SQL
Database Theory (including schema design and an introduction to First Normal Form) and SQL (DML and DDL)
Dynamic web applications with database integration
Introduction to web-based client-side programming 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 technologies (LO1). Build a custom web server to host server side applications (LO2). Extend the custom web server to integrate with SQLite3 (LO4). Build a web application for Googles App Engine (LO4, 5). Design and build a database with MySQL (LO3). Integrate MySQL within a custom web application (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   50.00 Sem 1 End

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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 2.60
Total Hours 132.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
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