SIT771 - Object-Oriented Development


2020 unit information

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




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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

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour face-to-face workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online seminar per fortnight.


The Cloud Campus offering of this unit uses the FutureLearn online learning platform. Learn more about studying through FutureLearn.


In this unit students learn to construct computer programs using iterative development processes and object oriented analysis, design, and programming techniques. The unit assumes no prior knowledge and introduces students to fundamental programming principles, programming abstractions, control mechanisms, and how these operate within the computer. Students learn to build programs that use objects and classes, variables, methods, parameters, types, libraries, control flow, and associated statements. In addition to these fundamentals, students also learn to apply the object-oriented principles of abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism to analyse, design, and implement object oriented programs. This includes use of programming language libraries and features that support these principles.

Hurdle requirement

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

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