INFO263-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Web Design and Development

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022


An introduction to the design and development of business applications based on internet and World Wide Web technologies. The course covers the concepts and practices of web design and development, including development of dynamic content websites as well as the technological infrastructure necessary to support these systems. Practical application of concepts will be carried out in weekly labs involving the design and construction of business web sites.

Learning Outcomes

  • The objectives of the course are:
  • Work in teams to design and develop a fully functional Web page system.
  • Explain the operational issues associated with developing a Web application interface.
  • Design and implement Web pages that are easy to navigate, interesting and efficient for a Web user.
  • Design and implement applications that connect Web pages to databases on the server side.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


30 points from (INFO123, INFO125, COSC121, COC131, COSC122)



Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
02 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
03 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 18:30 - 20:30 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab
22 Aug - 28 Aug

Course Coordinator

Constantine Zakkaroff


Vince Verwilligen


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 25%
Web design project 40%
Final Exam 35%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Nixon, Robin; Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript : a step-by-step guide to creating dynamic websites ; 6th edition; O'Reilly Media, 2021.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $892.00

International fee $4,563.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the departments and faculties page .

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