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Foundations of Programming

Undergraduate | MUR-ICT159 | 2024

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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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Foundations of Programming

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

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

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)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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