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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Apply problem solving strategies to move from a problem statement to a code solution.
- Implement, test and debug programs using the C programming language and choose appropriate conditional and iteration constructs for a given programming task.
- Analyse and explain the behaviour of programs.
- Program a microcontroller to perform a simple task relevant to a civil, electrical, mechanical or other engineering problem.
- Apply good programming practices, specifically, international coding style standards and source code documentation.
- Introduction to C Programming
- C Standard Library, User Controlled Input and Output, Control Structures – If statements
- Control Structures – loops (while and for), Coding Conventions
- Arrays and Strings, Problem Solving Process
- Functions and Debugging
- Introduction to Arduino, Problem Solving Strategies
- File Processing, Dynamic Memory Allocation
- Structures, Multi-file Programs
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
In this course, you’ll be introduced to programming and will learn the C programming language. This is a widely supported language, which has influenced many other languages. Your knowledge of C and key programming concepts covered in this course can be applied to many other programming languages.
This course covers how to get data in and out of C programs, how we control which parts of the program run, and how we can store and access data in memory. You’ll also cover programming the Arduino, which is a low cost board that runs C code and allows the code to interact with circuits.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Associate Degree in Engineering.
- Programming (50%)