Computing Technology Inquiry Project

COS10026 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Anti-requisite (similar in content)
COS10011 Creating Web Applications

Aims and objectives

This unit of study is a project-based unit in which students work in teams and aims to provide you with the skills to enquire and solve challenges oriented around computing technologies. You will also be provided with the skills to select and utilise appropriate computing technology tools to address these challenges. An Academic 'facilitator' will guide your learning towards achieving these outcomes.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the use of database modelling techniques to design a normalised database, based on user requirements
2. Demonstrate the use of mark up and presentation languages in creating web based applications 
3. Describe the interaction between components of a web application, and comment on issues related to privacy, security, environmental sustainability, commercial and social issues 
4. Conduct a comparative analysis of contemporary approaches to developing Internet applications, their purpose, internal architectures, and related issues 
5. Apply project management skills to set goals, manage time, and write project management plans 
6. Apply team frameworks and communicate within teams and stakeholders using appropriate verbal, written, and technological approaches