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- 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 Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Data Science Course Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Biostatistics Course Ph.D.- Engineering Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Major Computer Science Specialisation (formal) Software Specialisation (formal) Software with Business Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Mechatronics
- 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: 17 August 2022