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Undergraduate | MUR-ICT159 | 2024

Foundations of Programming

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Tackle the fundamentals of programming – from data structures to programming language and testing methodologies. Learn to create algorithms and use sequence, selection and iteration to solve problems.

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Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
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About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you should be able to:

    1. construct algorithms to solve basic to intermediate problems using a combination of sequence, selection and iteration
    2. implement such algorithms in a common programming language
    3. apply the methodology of top-down design to the construction of solutions and implement these solutions in a modular way
    4. be familiar with a number of basic data structures commonly used in computer programming.

Entry requirements

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Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MUR-ICT159U (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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