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CSC5020 Foundations of Programming

Short Description: Foundations of Programming
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 020103 - Programming
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 October 2021

Synopsis

After presenting the history and underlying technologies of programming, the course introduces the concept of problem-solving using pseudocode before introducing different syntaxes and kinds of programming languages. The mechanics of producing and running program code is then introduced to establish a platform in which to learn and apply fundamental programming concepts such as basic data types, expressions, and control structures. The course emphasises the application of programming strategies, such as decomposition, and best practice to create sound solutions to substantial problems.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 17 October 2021