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SIT111 - Introduction to Computer Science

Unit details

Year2016 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 computer solutions. It introduces students to the major areas within computer science including: hardware, software, operating system, program development, algorithms design and advanced topics such as cloud computing, cognitive computing and data science. Students will explore the role of abstraction in computer science by adopting the computational thinking. This unit will prepare students for subsequent inquiry into cloud computing, cognitive computing or data science, and it will allow students demonstrate competence in implementing algorithm in a cross-platform programming language.

Assessment

 Practical tasks 25%, project work 12.5%, project portfolio 12.5%, examination 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2985$3141

* 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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