DEVL - Web Development and Databases

Module Title:Web Development and Databases
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
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 web programming techniques and practice, with an emphasis on web framework 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 Inspect, query, create, and change data stored within a modern database management system.
LO4 Design a database schema in support of application requirements.
LO5 Integrate client-side web technologies with server-side web technologies.
LO6 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.

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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.
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 Assessment40.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Build a locally-hosted website using HTML/CSS. 1 20.00 n/a
Project Automate the dynamic creation of web content using server-side development technologies. 2 20.00 n/a
No Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Design, build, and integrate a database-backend into a locally-developed webapp. 3,4 20.00 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Deploy a database-backed webapp to a hosted environment (on the web/cloud). 4,6 20.00 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Built a full-stack web-hosted application, integrating client-side features with database-driven back-end technology. 5 20.00 n/a
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 15 Weeks per Stage 7.00
Estimated Learner Hours 15 Weeks per Stage 9.67
Total Hours 250.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCGD_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Games Development 5 Mandatory
Discussion Note: No change to workload per NW's email of 21 April.