Courses & Units

Programming Fundamentals KIT101

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems. The following fundamental programming concepts will be introduced: memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods and parameters, classes and objects, exception handling, graphical user interfaces, and text-based input and output. The Java programming language will be used.

Summary

Unit name Programming Fundamentals
Unit code KIT101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Teaching staff

TBA

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2015: $1,096.00 2015: $2,065.00 029999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

  • JEE101, KXT101, KXT102 (M.Excl.)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2hrs lectures, 2hr laboratory classes weekly

Assessment

60% exam, 40% in-semester (3 assignments worth 15%, 10% and 3 practical tests each worth 5%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone

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