Creating Web Applications

COS60004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours face to face + blended

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

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

Higher Ed. Semester 2

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24

29 Jul 24 - 27 Oct 24

3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
11 Aug 24

31 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24


Concurrent Requisite.
A unit can be either completed prior to commencing study or taken at the same time.
completed a similar unit or the content is similar
Assumed knowledge 
Basic familiarity with any procedural programming language

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces the technology of the World Wide Web and concepts of Client-Server computing. Students will develop dynamic, data-driven web sites using a both client and server-side programming languages.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
1 Analyse the role of networking in the context of the web including tools to configure web clients and servers
2 Demonstrate the use of mark up and presentation languages in creating web pages
3 Create data driven webpages to demonstrate the use of server scripting and database access
4 Describe the interaction between components of a web application, and comment on issues related to privacy, security, and commercial and social issues
5 Conduct a comparative analysis of contemporary approaches to developing Internet applications, their purpose, internal architectures, and related issues