Introduction to Programming - EL313

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Canterbury
(version 2)
Autumn 4 15 (7.5) PROF R Guest checkmark-circle

Overview

The module provides an introduction to the basic knowledge required to understand, design and write computer programs and the basic principles underlying the process of Software Engineering. No previous programming experience is assumed and the module proceeds via a sequence of lectures supported by simple exercises designed to give practical experience of the concepts introduced in the lectures.

Details

This module appears in the following module collections.

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 36
Private study hours: 114
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

• Four assignments, 4 hours per assignment (48%)
• Two Mini-projects, 20 hours workload weighted 26% each (52%)

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1) Use a computer programming environment;
2) Design and implement in a procedural programming language a solution according to a program specification;
3) Understand the principles of the software engineering process.

Notes

  1. Credit level 4. Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of an undergraduate degree.
  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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