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SIT232 - Object-Oriented Development

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
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:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


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%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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