This unit introduces the technology of the World Wide Web and concepts of Client-Server computing. Students will develop dynamic, data-driven websites using both client- and server-side programming languages.

Teaching periods
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Describe the role of networking in the context of web including tools to configure web clients and servers
  • Demonstrate the use of mark up and presentation languages in creating web pages
  • Create data-driven webpages to demonstrate the use of server scripting and database access
  • Analyse the interaction between components of a web application, and comment on issues related to privacy, security, and commercial and social issues

Teaching methods


Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
2.00 12 weeks 24
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
Tutorial Labs
2.00 12 weeks 24
Unspecified Learning Activities (Phasing out)
Independent Learning
8.50 12 weeks 102

INTI - Subang

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
12.50 12 weeks 150


Type Task Weighting ULO's
AssignmentIndividual 10 - 30% 
AssignmentIndividual 20 - 40% 2,3 
AssignmentIndividual 30 - 50% 2,3,4 
Laboratory PracticalsIndividual 10 - 30% 1,2,3,4 


  • Overview of the Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Clients and servers on the Web
  • Developing web sites with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, DOM, PHP and MySQL
  • Validating HTML and CSS against accepted standards
  • Creating Web pages with client and server-side interactivity
  • Application of accessibility and usability principles

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.