- Subject notes
This subject is available as breadth in the following Bachelors courses: Arts, Commerce, Environments and Music.
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees).
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject comprises two one lectures and one two hour workshop each week. Weekly readings are assigned from the textbook. The subject also includes two individual projects and a mid-semester examination.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
At the beginning of the year, the coordinator will propose a textbook that 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). Additional learning material will be made available on the learning management system (LMS) site for the subject.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
The software industry is a large and steadily growing industry, and is constantly looking for competent software engineers. This subject teaches the software engineering design principles and lays the foundation for developing core software design skills required by industry practitioners.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Informal specialisation Computer Science Informal specialisation Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Informal specialisation Selective subjects for B-BMED Major Computer Science
- Breadth options
- 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: 1 March 2024