Introduction to Programming
Programming is acknowledged as a vital skill that enables problem solving through the use of computers across a range of varied disciplines. This course introduces you to basic concepts, syntax and control structures in programming. You will learn how to program in a step-wise problem solving fashion.
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Subjects may require attendance
- 29 May 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject you should be able to:
- CLO 1: Demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts, syntax and control structures in programming.
- CLO 2: Devise solutions to simple computing problems under specific requirements.
- CLO 3: Encode the devised solutions into computer programs and test the programs on a computer.
- CLO 4: Demonstrate understanding of standard coding conventions and ethical considerations in programming.
- Datatype and sequential code execution
- Conditional execution
- Functions and modules
- Object-Oriented Programming
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Software requirements - Unrestricted access to a Windows, Macintosh or Linux PC
- Other requirements -
Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions/recordings. (note: mobile broadband users may have difficulties participating in live chat sessions)
Programming is acknowledged as a vital skill that enables problem solving through the use of computers across a range of varied disciplines. This subject introduces you to basic concepts, syntax and control structures and basic object-oriented principles in programming.
You will learn how to program in a step-wise problem solving fashion in a variety of tasks using the Java programming language.
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Assignment 1 (10%)
- Assignment 2 (10%)
- Weekly exercises (20%)
- Online Test(s) (10%)
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