|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours of lectures (minimum of 2 per week), 12 workshops and laboratory sessions (3 hours per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||615-140 or 615-120 (prior to 2004).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not gain credit for both this subject and any of 615-185, 433-171, 433-151 or 433-142.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
|Subject Overview:|| |
The object of this subject is for students to develop problem-solving skills and to demonstrate the use of these skills in software development, using a high level language. This subject will cover topics including the software development lifecycle; the main concepts of programming - selection, iteration and subroutines; software testing and debugging, modular design and file handling.
On completing this subject, students should:
In addition to these subject-oriented skills, students are exposed to and are expected to develop the following generic skills:
|Assessment:||Ongoing assessment in the form of tutorial and laboratory assessment throughout the semester (50%); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (50%). Satisfactory completion of tutorial and laboratory assessment in addition to the examination is necessary to pass the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 degree), BASc or a combined BSc course (except for the BSc/ BIS) will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
Bachelor of Geographic Information Technology |
Bachelor of Information Systems
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