Available courses

This course is recommended as an essential part of the "Net-centric Computing" component of the ACM Computing curricula and is intended to keep the student abreast of the developments in mobile and wireless computing. Wireless hosts e.g. mobile phones, laptops, palmtops, PDAs, desktop computers as well as wireless links are becoming increasingly popular, hence there is the need to investigate the principles and protocols that make wireless communications possible

In the Information Technology degree this is the first course that focuses on developing complex applications and services through the combination of both client-side and server-side programming. The main reason for offering the course is that employers expect the UWI graduate to be competent with writing Web Applications since most businesses are seeking to become digital firms.


This course will introduce students to the underlying technologies required by electronic commerce infrastructures. Various authentication, encryption and access control methods will be taught. This will be a hands-on course in which students will be required to build various components of an e-commerce site.