Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code CSIT810
Subject Name Programming with Python
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence ISIT801
Assessment Practical programming assignments (50%) Final exam (50%)
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts  
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 Hour Lec, 2 Hour Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Joseph Tonien
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Joseph Tonien
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Description
This subject uses Python language to introduce students with fundamental programming concepts such as procedural programming, variable, data type, array, recursive function, conditional expression, selection statement, repeating instruction. This subject also develops student skills in the design and implementation of well structured algorithms for problem solving.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Effectively use basic Python functionality to implement algorithms and solve problems.
2. Critically understand and apply the concepts of data types and structures.
3. Plan, revise and justify complex programs from simple blocks.
4. Assemble and present a working knowledge of good programming style.


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