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Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byCaulfield School of Information Technology


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Not all units may be available in any one year.


The world wide web has come a long way from being a static store of HTML pages, to now supporting millions of users across the world who rely on web applications and services for a range of activities. From simple weather lookup services to booking holidays, buying and selling goods, social networking and dynamic and agile enterprise interactions. Given the ubiquity of the web, a key area of expertise for IT professionals is in developing and delivering innovative and scalable web applications and services. The internet and web application development specialisation includes units covering enterprise level web application development, service oriented computing and web services, mobile internet application development and component based technologies for internet services.

Graduates of the specialisation will understand the major issues and will have the practical skills in developing applications and services for the internet and the world wide web.


To qualify for an award with a specialisation in internet and web application development, students complete the units outlined below:

  • FIT5030 Web services and service oriented computing
  • FIT5032 Internet applications development
  • FIT5041 Component technology for internet applications
  • FIT5042 Enterprise application development for the web

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Relevant courses

  • 2423 Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology
  • 2411 Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
  • 3309 Master of Applied Information Technology
  • 2402 Master of Information Technology
  • 3348 Master of Information Technology Professional
  • 3349 Master of Information Technology (Honours)