Lifelong Learning Courses
Lifelong Learning Courses

Introduction to Android App Development


This course guides participants to develop simple Android apps using Android Studio. At the end of the course, each participant will be able to build, and install on his/her own Android phone, a unique personal app that contains text, graphics and buttons that navigate to various parts of the app.



Course Outline


  • Installation and setting up Android Studio

  • Android Studio overview

  • Creating a project in Android Studio

  • Android App Structure

  • Creating Activities in Android Studio

  • Adding a short piece of text

  • Font Size and colour

  • Adding a picture

  • Adding a longer piece of text that scrolls

  • Adding a button

  • "Jumping" from a "page" to another (button navigation)

  • Putting them together

  • App icon

  • Installing and running your own App on your own Android phone


Learning outcome

Participants are able to develop his/her own unique personal App in their Android phone.


Requirements (for participants)

● Android phone with at least Android 6.0.1

● Laptop running Windows 10 or MacOS 10.11 (Minimum) or any modern Linux variant with desktop environment

● Minimum 8Gb ram

● SSD (solid state drive) and not HDD (hard disk drive)

● Windows need to be able to install apps from outside Microsoft Store, i.e. it should not be running in S mode.



Trainer Profile


Mr Chia Jit San has been developing IOS apps since the launch of App Store in 2008 and has listed his apps (both free and paid). His app 'RunZombieRun' was ranked top 100 in the 'Health & Fitness' category in US and UK stores throughout 2012.


* The trainer is subject to change without prior notice.

Course Details

Course Duration

16 hours (4 sessions)

4 hours per session

Course Dates

6, 13, 20, 27 Jun 2021 (Sunday)


9am to 1pm


NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House

9 Kent Ridge Drive

Singapore 119241

Registration Closing Date

21 May 2021

Course Fees per pax (Including GST)


NUSS Member: $342.40

Public: $376.64

Fees payable by Singaporean and PR seniors aged 50 and above (Including GST)


NUSS Member: $86.40

Public: $95.04


*Course dates are subject to change

*A minimum of 11 participants is required for the workshop to commence

*SkillsFuture Credits Eligible (for course fees only)


*Please note that there is no refund and no replacement for any lesson(s) missed


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