SIT315 - Concurrent and Distributed Programming


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SIT232 or SIT210



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


In this unit students will expand their programming skills beyond procedural and object-oriented methods covered in earlier units, investigating parallel and distributed, as well as real-time systems programming. Through both study of theoretical aspects of programming languages and hands-on practicals on these programming paradigms, students will develop an understanding, skills and expertise in choosing and implementing the right programming paradigms to tackle the computational problems at hand.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.