INST1002: Programming 1
The aims of this module are to introduce students to some of the basic concepts of imperative and object-oriented computer programming, and to develop programming skills and related problem-solving skills using a subset of the Java programming language.
Learning outcomes: On successful completion of this module students will be able to design, write, debug and test short (i.e. 1 to 2 page) Java programs and program modules containing a combination of some or all the following features:
- classes and objects
- variable assignment and re-assignment
- standard console-style input and output
- nested branch and loop statements
- functions, methods and constructors
- simple abstract data structures such as strings and arrays
In addition, students will be able to understand, modify and extend longer (10 - 20 page) Java programs containing the above asortment of features.
Assessment: Assessment is by a series of programming exercises and an unseen examination.
Compulsory for: BSc Information Management for Business.
Optional for: This module is not available as an option for any other students.
Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this module, but students should be mathematically competent.
Taught by: Antonis Bikakis
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