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.

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.