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IMS5401 - Web-based systems development

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Martin Atchison


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)


This unit aims to provide students with a broad understanding of web-based information systems. It examines the following main areas: the basic technologies associated with the internet and the world-wide web, and their influence on web-based information systems; the development processes required to build systems which make use of web and internet technologies; analysis and design issues and techniques for web-based systems . The emphasis throughout the unit will be on providing an overview of topics, rather than examining any one topic in great depth. There will be a strong emphasis on practical demonstration of the concepts being studied.


Practical Assignments: 50%
Formal Supervised Assessment: 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


FIT9003, FIT9006 or IMS9001, IMS9003, or equivalent


IMS4401, BUS9002, MMS5030, MMS5405