Build on your skills in Python. Learn with hands-on tasks in which you'll write programs according to the weekly topic. Learn through videos, readings, tasks and quizzes. Cover testing, how to prove a program works, debugging, maintenance and more.
Your upfront cost: $0
Subjects may require attendance
- 28 Jun 2021
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Apply strategies (problem-solving techniques) to conceptualise problems, and formulate a solution, including mapping the solution to classes within the Python programming language.
- Understand and apply concepts of inheritance and polymorphism
- Debug and fix code defects.
- Apply international coding style standards.
- Communicate appropriately with professional colleagues through source code documentation.
- Console I/O and flow of control
- Using classes
- Creating classes
- File input and output
- Interfaces, course review and online examination
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
Extend your understanding of Python's language concepts to write simple processing applications.
In this course, you will learn by doing. As the weeks progress, you’ll build your knowledge as you write programs for each topic. Learn through concept videos, readings, practicals and quizzes, all of which will lay a solid foundation for programming in Python.
Aside from technical skills, your learning activities will help you put your problem solving and communication skills into practice – an important skill set in the IT industry.
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 first-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of IT and Data Analytics degree.
- Programming (60%)
- Exam (40%)
Current study term: 27 Jun 21 to 03 Sep 21
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