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158.258 Web Development (15 credits)

An introduction to web-based application development. This course explores a selection of topics and technologies relevant to the design and creation of web-based systems.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Summer School
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Dr Tong Liu
  • Subject: Information Technology
  • College: College of Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Fully Taught Online - As all of the course is taught online and there are no on-campus components (attendance at an examination venue may be required), Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 1581xx or 1591xx
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level.


  • Start Date: Monday 16 November, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 14 February, 2021

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Tuesday 24 November, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Thursday 21 January, 2021

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course


Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $899.90 *
  • International Students NZD $3,972.50 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Identify appropriate analysis and design techniques to develop web applications, including graphical design.
  2. Contrast the technology layers of web applications and be able to implement some of them.
  3. Create web sites containing textual and multimedia content.
  4. Select appropriate technologies to implement web-based applications that may include client side processing and various forms of structured and semi structured data.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Computer Programmes 1,2,3,4 50.0%
2 Exam (centrally scheduled) 1,2,4 50.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Completion requirements

To pass the course students must obtain a mark of at least 40% in the exam.


It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

  • There are no set texts for this course.

Campus Books stock textbooks and legislation. Current second-hand textbooks are also bought and sold. For more information visit Campus Books

Class timetable

There is no timetable information available for this offering.

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