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SIT232 - Object-Oriented Development

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

Justin Rough


SIT102 or SIT153



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week


Students are expected to actively engage with training videos provided in CloudDeakin for a minimum of 1 hour per week.  You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


The unit examines in detail the relationship between the design of an object-oriented system and its implementation. Concepts covered include language syntax and semantics, classes as templates for objects, method development, implementation of class relationships, constructors and destructors, polymorphism, dynamic memory management, error detection and handling, testing and debugging, terminal and file input/output, and programming modules. In addition to developing new software, students will gain experience in testing, debugging and maintaining existing systems.


Examination 60%, two assignments (15% each) 30%, weekly practical tasks 10%

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