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.
|Unit name||Programming Fundamentals|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
School of Engineering & ICT
|Discipline||Computing and Information Systems|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2015: $1,096.00||2015: $2,065.00||029999|
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- JEE101, KXT101, KXT102 (M.Excl.)
2hrs lectures, 2hr laboratory classes weekly
60% exam, 40% in-semester (3 assignments worth 15%, 10% and 3 practical tests each worth 5%)
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