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COMP609 – Application development 

Module code
Module title
Application development 
Students will gain in-depth programming and problem solving skills. They will be able to use a modern development environment and a programming language to implement a working solution. This includes rigorous programming and effective use of built-in data structures and other useful features of the development environment.
  • BI1601
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes

Implement an appropriate graphical user interface

Extract and update data from databases

Effective use of built-in data structures and features of a modern development environment

Implement a working solution

Graphical user interface

Connecting and manipulating databases

Modular programming techniques

Quality and maintenance

Effective use of features of a modern development environment

Use efficient algorithms and data structures

Analysis of performance and efficiency

Trade off analysis: features, quality, cost of development, time of development, maintenance and cost of resources
Teaching and Learning Strategy
??Teaching methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, simulations, computer laboratory work, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.

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