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SIT232 - Object-Oriented Development

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Thao Pham


One of SIT102, SIT153 or SIT172



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


Students are expected to actively engage with training videos provided in CloudDeakin for a minimum of 1 hour per week. 


The unit introduces students to the design and implementation of software using the object-oriented approach.  Concepts covered include classes as templates for objects, class relationships, constructors and destructors, dynamic memory management including garbage collection, error detection and handling including exceptions, console input/output, serialisation, and the design of object-oriented applications expressed using UML notation.  In addition to developing new software, students will gain experience working with and maintaining existing systems.


Two programming projects (15% each) 30%, weekly practical tasks 10%, examination 60%

Prescribed texts

Deitel & Deitel, 2017, Visual C# 2017 How To Program International Edition, 6th Ed, Pearson Education, Harlow, United Kingdom

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