159.171 Computational Thinking and Programming 1 (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2020. For 2019 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

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The focus of this course is on problem solving and the design of logical and efficient computer-based solutions to real-world problems. This is a practical course with an emphasis on software construction using basic data structures and algorithmic methods that are common to many programming languages. The programming language used will be a high level, multi-paradigm, programming language, such as Python. The course is intended as preparation for advanced courses in object-oriented, functional and scientific programming. Students will gain an appreciation of simple software design principles and the ability to create useful custom-built programs.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2019 * Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2019 * Semester One full semester Distance
2019 * Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2020 Semester One full semester Distance
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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