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There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- 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 Science Discipline subjects - new generation B-SCI 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: 16 September 2022