Course

Programming I


Course code BIT504

This online course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to write and maintain programmes. You will utilise design patterns, data structures and algorithms to meet specifications and will apply appropriate quality assurance and maintenance techniques.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Develop programmes using object oriented coding methodologies
  • Construct software with complex, multi-element architectures and abstract data types (ADTs)
  • Write code, following design patterns and software development standards and apply source and version control
  • Demonstrate the ability to migrate to new languages, tools and systems
  • Describe optimisation concepts, techniques and the basic application of automated software builds
  • Identify and apply program quality assurance and maintenance techniques.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.