COS30020 – Advanced Web Development

COS30020      |        12.5 Credit Points       |       Location: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester                                    46 hours


Web Development (COS10005)
Introduction to Programming (COS10009)



Aims and Objectives

This unit is designed to introduce a variety of technologies and techniques typically used in development of contemporary web-based systems, and to enable students to achieve a level of fluency in using these in a thoughtful and considered manner. Two web programming techniques will be introduced. The first is to use web-based embedded scripting language (PHP) on a web server (Apache) and a server-side database (MySQL), and the second is to use Ajax to manage asynchronous client-server communication and XML/JSON as data exchange languages.
Students who successfully complete this unit, will be able to:
1. Describe, identify and debug issues related to the development of web applications
2. Design and develop interactive web applications using embedded server-side scripting language PHP
3. Use MySQL for data management and manipulate MySQL with PHP
4. Use client-side dynamic scripting language JavaScript and server-side scripting language PHP
5. Apply design patterns for developing web applications

General Skills Outcome

  • Problem Solving skills
  • Analysis skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to tackle unfamiliar problems, and
  • Ability to work independently