Courses & Units

Programming Preparation KIT100

Introduction

This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods and parameters, classes, graphical user interfaces, and text-based input and output. The unit is an applied unit with a focus on engaging students in gaining practical skills and abilities as well as an understanding of general purpose programming. Students will undertake their programming in Python.

Summary

Unit name Programming Preparation
Unit code KIT100
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Doctor Son Tran
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast 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 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Select and interact with appropriate tools and techniques to analyse, model, and develop basic software solutions
  • Use problem solving to identify and define an algorithm.
  • Design, implement, and analyse a program to meet desired needs.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KIT001

Teaching

AssessmentTest 1 (10%)|Test 2 (10%)|Portfolio Tasks (60%)|HD Tasks (11%)|Learning Reflection Report (9%)
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Textbooks

Required

N/A

Recommended

Tony Gaddis: Starting Out With Python, Global Edition, 4th Edition

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