Document Markup Languages

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: RMIT University
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About this unit

As online unit provided by RMIT University and Open Universities Australia, Document Markup Languages introduces the principles, use and application of document annotation systems for use on the world wide web, with a particular focus on Extensible Markup Language (XML). You will explore topics that include document mark-up and document description languages, XML namespaces, document transformation and manipulation, document query languages and XML databases. You will also discuss implementations in Java.

On completion of this unit you will be able to create documents that conform to an XML description language vocabulary and explain general markup concepts. You will also develop the ability to write new XML description language vocabularies and transform XML documents using XSLT 2.0.

This unit is taught using a wide variety of online instructional methods and materials, including blogs, embedded multimedia, online quizzes and assignment submission, streaming multimedia, printable format materials and simulations. Assessments take the form of a pair of assignments and an invigilated exam.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Completion of the unit, Programming 2 (Java), or equivalent knowledge

Areas of study

In this Document Markup Languages unit, the topics you will study include:

  • XML representation and design
  • XML namespaces
  • Accessing XML
  • Transforming and displaying XML
  • Processing XML

Course pathways

This unit is an approved elective in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies), RMIT University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

A working knowledge of document markup languages is an increasingly essential element of developing a broader foundation in computing. In an increasingly technology-driven marketplace, the skills and techniques you will develop in this unit can prove highly desirable to prospective employees across a range of career paths.

Whether pursuing a career in IT or branching out into the wider job market, employment opportunities for graduates with computing and document markup languages qualifications are plentiful and wide reaching. Industries such as marketing, advertising, accounting, government and health administration are frequently hiring in roles that specifically require IT and programming experience.

Document Markup Languages is an approved elective for the course, Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies). Success in this unit can give you the tools to pursue a career in fields such as technical writing and desktop publishing, web development, testing, business analysis, helpdesk and IT support, network/systems administration, QA and much more.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Document Markup Languages from RMIT University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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