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Introduction to Programming

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: COS10009

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit introduces students to computer programming, and teaches them to apply code reading and debugging techniques to analyse, interpret and describe the purpose of program code, and locate within this code errors in syntax, logic, style and/or good practice.


  • Designing, writing, compiling, documenting and testing programs
  • Programming language syntax
  • Structured programming principles
  • Functional decomposition

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