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SIT102 - Introduction to Programming

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Thao Pham





Incompatible with: MSC211
Contact hours:

Campus: 2 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.


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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