Advanced Java for Programmers - COMP8710

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Canterbury
Autumn Term 7 15 (7.5) Christos Efstratiou checkmark-circle

Overview

This module provides for well-qualified computer science students entering the MSc programme from a range of backgrounds. These students will have good programming skills but will not necessarily have used Java or another object-oriented language extensively. This module seeks to ensure that students have the Java and object-oriented design skills necessary for the rest of their programme.

Details

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 28
Private study hours: 122
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods
100% Coursework

Indicative reading

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Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1 Apply the principles of the object-oriented paradigm and understand its relationship to 'traditional' methods.
2 Develop (design, implement and test) OO applications in Java using encapsulation, data hiding, inheritance and polymorphism to write compact, reusable, distributable code, and reuse existing class libraries to implement more complex and substantial programs.
3 Use online and library resources to research topics in this area, and to be able to communicate programming concepts and design ideas to other programmers.

Notes

  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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