ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture (8)


This subject gives students advanced skills in designing, developing and deploying Web applications with Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft SQL Server.  Students will learn the fundamentals of Model View Controller (MVC) design and multi tier architecture.  Emphasis is placed on creating web based server data stores able to be remotely accessed via multiple platforms. Students will design and build a database, an API, and a Web application. They will ensure quality by debugging, unit testing, and refactoring of their application.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 3
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment restrictions

Only available for students enrolled in the following courses:

Graduate Certificate in Mobile Applications Development 
Master of Mobile Applications Development

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to critically analyse the underlying architecture and design of a Web application;
  • be able to evaluate a Web application against current best practices;
  • be able to create server-side code for Web Forms;
  • be able to create and deploy an accessible Web API;
  • be able to optimize data management for Web Forms;
  • be able to design and deploy a SQL database;
  • be able to design and deploy cloud based APIs and databases;
  • be able to secure and deploy a Web application;
  • be able to develop client-side scripts and services for a responsive, rich, and interactive user interface


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Overview of Web Application design
  • Designing and evaluating a Web application
  • Designing for Multiple Tiers
  • MVC and MVVM design
  • Designing for Load and Discoverability
  • Database Design and Entity Framework
  • Web API
  • Azure and Cloud Based services
  • Ensuring Quality by Debugging, Unit Testing, and Refactoring
  • Securing a Web Application
  • Source Control Systems (Git, SVN, VSO)
  • Task Management using Agile methodologies
  • Deploying a Web Application


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.