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- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This subject comprises 24 one-hour lectures plus 11 one-hour workshops combining group discussion and individual and small group programming work. Additionally, students develop two medium-size declarative programs for assessment.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
At the beginning of the semester, the coordinator will propose a textbook on declarative programming, which will be made available through University Book Shop and library. The current suggested textbook is Bryan O'Sullivan, John Goerzen & Don Stewart: Real World Haskell, O’Reilly Media. This textbook can also be read online gratis. Lecture notes for the subject are also available online.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Over the last few years, the mainstream software industry has become quite interest in functional programming, as it promises more robust software by altogether avoiding many classes of problems common in non-declarative languages. Skills developed in this subject complement skills taught in other subjects, better equipping students for work in software design and implementation.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Informal specialisation Science Discipline subjects - new generation B-SCI Specialisation (formal) Software with Business Specialisation (formal) Software Major Computer Science
- Breadth options
This subject is available as breadth in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Design
- Bachelor of Environments
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)
- Bachelor of Music
- 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
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 2 December 2023