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Mobile Web Application Development

Learn how to design and implement robust applications for mobile devices. Our Mobile Web Application Development short course shows how to use open web technologies, including JQuery Mobile, HTML5, JavaScript and XML, and current web standards in order to develop efficient applications for mobile distribution and use. 

Topics include: mobile app design; mobile app content management and delivery; content formatting and presentation; forms; JQuery Mobile, including options, utilities, themes and events; HTML5 enhancements; mobile app distribution. The course also provides a theoretical and practical grounding for further study of mobile computing.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Web Authoring or equivalent, JavaScript or equivalent.

This short course can be taken as a stand-alone course or it may be available as part of a Certificate of Higher Education.

15 credits at level 5

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students. You may have to fulfil specific prerequisites for some intermediate-level or advanced-level courses, but these will be specified where relevant.

    This short course has prerequisite(s). If you try to enrol on this short course without completing the prerequisite(s), you will not be able to complete your enrolment. Please contact us if you would like further information

    Visa requirements

    If you are not from the European Economic Area (EEA) and/or Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa.

    The visa you apply for varies according to the length of your course:

    • Courses of more than six months' duration.
    • Courses of less than six months' duration.
    • Pre-sessional English language courses.

    International students who require a Tier 4 visa should apply for our full-time courses (with the exception of modular enrolment certificates of higher education and graduate certificates), as these qualify for Tier 4 sponsorship. If you are living in the UK on a Tier 4 visa, you will not be eligible to enrol as a student on Birkbeck's part-time courses (with the exception of some modules).

    For full information, read our visa information for international students page.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You enrol directly onto the classes you would like to take, using the Enrol Now link below. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then enrol onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.

First class: Mon 12-Oct-20 6pm-9pm

Class location Central London
Class code BUCI044H5ACB

First class: Tue 19-Jan-21 6pm-9pm

Class location Central London
Class code BUCI044H5BCB