COIT12207 - Internet Applications

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Internet applications are interactive services that are used to perform tasks over the Internet. This unit introduces you to emerging Internet technologies and skills. You will learn how to build dynamic mobile-friendly websites using modern frameworks. You will use a commonly used set of open source technologies to develop database-driven Internet applications. You will also learn how to secure your applications using authentication.


Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite COIT11237, COIT11222 and COIS12036


Prerequisite COIT12167, COIT11222 and COIS12036

Anti-requisite: COIT13224

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2022

Term 2 - 2022 Profile

Attendance Requirements

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Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.6 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 51.02% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Unit Coordinator's reflection
JavaScript is widely used in Internet applications and is not currently covered in the unit
Add JavaScript topics in the content
Action Taken
Implemented. JavaScript components were taught in Week 4 and jQuery was introduced in Week 2.
Source: Students' unit evaluation and feedback from colleagues
Assignment 1 should include a range of authentic tasks relevant to internet applications
Maintain authentic tasks for the three assignments. Add JavaScript topic in the current Assignment 1 to make the web application with more dynamic content
Action Taken
Implemented. The current three assignments address real world applications.
Source: Students evaluation
More links for further learning is expected.
Provide links to related resources (e.g. JavaScript, PHP) for further learning.
Action Taken
Source: Students evaluation
Assignment criteria may be more clearer and concise.
Review and improve assignment criteria.
Action Taken
Unit learning Outcomes
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