Mobile Technology and Cloud Computing (ISTN3MT) – 16 credits

 This module is part of the second IS major.

Offered at:  Westville (first semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  ISTN211 and ISTN212 , and (at least 40% in ISTN2IP)

Corequisite:  ISTN3SA and ISTN3AS

Aim: To expose students to current developments in mobile technologies and cloud computing platforms and their impact on future business and technology directions.

Content: Topics include some of the following: Cloud Computing Concepts, Virtualisation, Benefits and Risks of Cloud Computing, Cloud Delivery Models, Cloud Deployment Models, Mobile Communication Principles, Web-based Mobile Applications, Mobile Platforms, Context & Location Awareness, Mobile Business Apps.

Practicals: Exercises on the above topics, cloud based mobile development.

Assessment: 3 hour examination (60%), tests/ assignments (40%). Students must obtain at least 40% for the examination.

DP Requirement: NONE

For further information, please refer to the College of Law and Management Studies handbook.


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