ITE506 Advanced Windows Development (8)

This subject gives students advanced skills in designing and developing windows applications by using Microsoft Windows Forms and the Windows Presentation Foundation

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in the following courses:

  • Master of Systems Development
  • Master of Management (IT)
  • Graduate Certificate in Systems Development
  • Graduate Certificate in Management (IT)
Assumed Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to design a loosely-coupled software architecture;
  • be able to design a data object model;
  • be able to design a service interaction using Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation;
  • be able to design a security implementation for a Forms/Windows Presentation Foundation application;
  • be able to design for a concurrent environment;
  • be able to choose the appropriate Windows Client technology;
  • be able to incorporate various other design requirements in a Forms/Windows Presentation Foundation application, including interoperability, optimal processing, globalization, and UI layout and structure;
  • be able to choose the appropriate data access strategy;
  • be able to design a diagnostics and monitoring strategy;
  • be able to evaluate and recommend a test strategy.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Designing the Layers of a Solution
  • Designing the Presentation Layer
  • Designing the Data Access Layer
  • Planning a Solution Deployment
  • Designing for Stability and Maintenance


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.