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SIT111 - Introduction to Computer Science

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Gang Li

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SIT101

Contact hours:

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

Content

SIT111 is the foundation unit for the Bachelor Computer Science degree. It emphasises the role that a professional computer scientist plays in the development of complex solutions to computing problems. It introduces students to the major areas within computer science studies, including: hardware systems, software, operating systems, data structures, and algorithms. Students will explore the role of abstraction in computer science through the development of computer programs and the practice of computational thinking.

Assessment

Practical tasks 20%, practical computing project 20%, professional portfolio 20%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

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