Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Applied Web Development
Academic Year
Semester 2
Reading List
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Exam Take-home Exam  "Take-home" examination 3000 Words  100%
Supplementary Assessment Resit take-home Exam  3000 Words  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Evaluate web development frameworks with regard to specific web development requirements.

Identify and address concerns relating to security and reliability in a web environment.

Discuss the relative merits of different web development tools, environments and frameworks to develop responsive, accessible, interactive website to meet specified requirement.

Brief description

The module will be highly practical and will enhance modern website development skills using appropriate frameworks and tools.


This module is intended for final year students on schemes G500, G501, H602, H603 (BIT and IC+Sys Admin.) It builds on CS25320 and CS22620. It requires students to demonstrate their ability to evaluate and apply a variety of web programming skills and technologies to meet specific web development requirements. The module will support CS39930, Web Based Major Project and will enhance graduates employability.


Web development frameworks, persistent web-based data, security threats and countermeasures, ethical use of found materials, addressing the needs of different users, raising the profile of a website.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number Inherent in the module.
Communication No
Improving own Learning and Performance Active learning promotes improvement of own learning and performance.
Information Technology Inherent in the module.
Personal Development and Career planning Website developed during practical sessions will form useful portfolio material to show to potential employers.
Problem solving Intrinsic to the module.
Research skills Developed throughout practical lectures.
Subject Specific Skills Technical and professional web development skills.
Team work No


This module is at CQFW Level 6