Creating Web Applications and Databases

COS60007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours


Successfully completed a unit that is very similar in content or the content overlaps with another unit.

Aims and objectives

The students will gain knowledge, skills and experience in frond-end web application development with HTML and CSS, back-end web application development with PHP, and database design with MySQL. They will also learn how to apply accessibility and usability principles in web application development.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit 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 pages
3. Demonstrate the use of server scripting and database access to create data driven webpages
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.