- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject comprises a weekly 2 hour lecture followed and a 1 hour laboratory exercise. Weekly readings are assigned from the textbook, and weekly laboratory exercises are assigned. Additionally, a significant amount of project work is assigned.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
At the beginning of the year, the coordinator will propose a textbook on Java programming which will be made available through University Book Shop and library. The current suggested textbook is Walter Savitch: Absolute Java. Pearson Education International. 4th Edition (or 5th Edition).
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
The IT industry is a large and steadily growing industry. Programming skills are essential for working in the IT industry, for example in software development companies, website development companies, telecommunication companies and game development companies. Most large companies have an IT department for managing their software or server. Programming skills are also necessary for employees in such IT departments.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics Course Master of Biostatistics Course Master of Data Science Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Information Systems Course Ph.D.- Engineering Specialisation (formal) Spatial Major MIT Distributed Computing Specialisation Informal specialisation Computer Science Specialisation (formal) Software Specialisation (formal) Software with Business Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Mechatronics) Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Software with Business) Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Software) Major MIT Spatial Specialisation Major Computer Science Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Specialisation (formal) Health Specialisation (formal) Mechatronics Major MIT Computing Specialisation Major MIT Health Specialisation
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
Last updated: 18 December 2020