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Introduction to Scientific Programming

Undergraduate | UNE-SCI210 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Introduction to Scientific Programming

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. use technical and logical skills to develop well-structured computer programs in MATLAB;
    2. demonstrate the application of programs to real-world scientific problems, with students applying modelling skills learned in this subject to the physical and life sciences;
    3. apply current methods of data analysis and visualisation to a wide range of scientific data, including mobile and remote sensors, publically-available data, simulated data, and images; and
    4. critically appraise and effectively communicate results of their analyses to others.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Elective

  • UNE-DSC-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Science
  • UNE-INF-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Information Technology

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Others

To enrol in this subject you will need to pass (UNE-MTHS110 or UNE-MTHS120 or UNE-MTHS130) subjects. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for (UNE-MTHS110 or UNE-MTHS120 or UNE-MTHS130).

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. Please refer students to link for requirements: http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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UndergraduateUNE-DSC-DIP

Diploma in Science

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UndergraduateUNE-INF-DIP

Diploma in Information Technology

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