159.270 Hardware-Oriented Computing (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:

  • Requirements
  • Expected prior learning

A study of programming in a hardware-oriented language such as C and the construction of object-oriented software solutions using C++. The course has a practical focus based on concepts such as pointers, memory allocation, objects, classes, operator overloading, inheritance, and polymorphism. It addresses techniques such as structuring programs, software testing and debugging techniques, and the use of microcontrollers.

Note(s): Students will need to purchase a hardware kit (available from the University).

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  • Students are expected to know how to program in C or C++ before starting the course.

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