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Undergraduate | RMI-CPT120 | 2023

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.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • 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.

Entry requirements

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

Additional requirements

  • 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)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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