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MODULE DESCRIPTOR
Module Title
Intranet Systems Development
Reference CMM007 Version 6
Created April 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 11
Approved April 2005 SCQF Points 15
Amended August 2017 ECTS Points 7.5

Aims of Module
To introduce and explore the key concepts of intranet systems development. To develop the student's skill in the practical design, development and management of intranet systems.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Design and implement a dynamic web application from a set of created requirements.
2 Demonstrate the ability to secure and perform simple penetration testing on a web application.
3 Identify and describe technologies that are used within a client/server side web application.
4 Understand the concepts needed to create large-scale web applications.

Indicative Module Content
Key concepts of designing and developing interactive web application using a full stack approach. The module will review the latest technological trends used in modern web design and development including emerging development techniques and practices. This will lead to coverage of the development and deployment of an interactive web application including aspects such as front end design, client-side scripting, data capture, data storage for web applications and server-side processing. Approaches to testing the effectiveness, efficiency and security of web applications will also be introduced.

Module Delivery
The module is taught using a combined lecture and lab method. Theoretical concepts are delivered through lecture material, giving students the opportunity to learn about the systems and infrastructures that exist in web applications. Lab material focuses on the development of skills to enable students to create web applications using a variety of modern web technologies.

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours 36 36
Non-Contact Hours 114 114
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours N/A N/A
TOTAL 150 150
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body    

ASSESSMENT PLAN
If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only [for the purposes of the Key Information Set (KIS)]
Component 1
Type: Examination Weighting: 50% Outcomes Assessed: 3, 4
Description: Written Exam
Component 2
Type: Coursework Weighting: 50% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2
Description: Practical coursework

MODULE PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTOR
Explanatory Text
The calculation of the overall grade for this module is based on 50% weighting of C1 and 50% weighting of C2. An overall minimum grade D is required to pass the module.
Examination:
Coursework: A B C D E F NS
A A A B B C E
B A B B C C E
C B B C C D E
D B C C D D E
E C C D D E E
F E E E E E F
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module None.
Corequisites for module None.
Precluded Modules None.

INDICATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY
1 DUCKETT,J. 2011. HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites. John Wiley & Sons.
2 DUCKETT, J. 2014. JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development. Wiley Publishing. Chicago.
3 KRAUSE, J. 2017. Introducing Web Development. Springer
4 DARLINGTON, K. 2005. Effective Website Development: Tools and Techniques
5 World Wide Web Consortium, Web Design and Applications, http://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/

 

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