15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module introduces students to computer programming. Aimed at students who have not studied programming before, it covers how to write effective, efficient and maintainable code. The competencies learnt are valued by many employers and provide an essential background to many information systems and information management-related roles. Indeed, after further study, students would be able to pursue a computer programming career

Restrictions on availability: This module should not be taken by students who have programmed before.

Staff Contact: STORDY PETER H
Teaching Methods: Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Classroom testing

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Information School):

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