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Undergraduate | LTU-CSE3MAD | 2024

Mobile Application Development

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
4 Mar 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks

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Mobile Application Development

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Analyse the principles underlying mobile applications and mobile computing by comparing them to applications on different platforms (desktop & wearable)
    2. Investigate mobile user interface abstractions and mobile usability issues, design and program mobile applications for mobile devices on at least one platform
    3. Design and construct applications based on the notion of context-aware computing, including using sensors and location services.
    4. Interpret and apply application development methodologies to modern mobile platforms

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-TEC-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Information Technology

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed CSE2MAD (Mobile Application Development) or CSE2MAX (Mobile Application Development) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Information Technology