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SIT102 - Introduction to Programming

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, X)
Credit point(s):1

Trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

J Wells



Incompatible with: MSC211
Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour online tutorial per week,  1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit explores the relationship between computer program code and the software systems that are generated from them. Students experience developing simple software in the context of laboratory-based practicals and individual assignment tasks. They explore and use a variety of data types including arrays and structures, and elementary flow control including function calls, alternation and iteration. They examine I/O in which software interacts with simple text files and users via console and GUI components.


Examination 50%, 2 x assignments (10%, 15%) 25%, practical assessment 25%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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