Java Programming - ELE00032I

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  • Department: Electronic Engineering
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Jon Timmis
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module occurrences

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2017-18 to Summer Term 2017-18

Module aims

Subject content aims:

  • To introduce object­oriented computer programming and the key concepts of software engineering in a practical context Graduate skills aims:
  • To develop skills in summarising and showing understanding of information from reliable sources and technical writing

Module learning outcomes

Subject content learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, students will:

  • Understand the software engineering lifecycle
  • Have experience of developing a significant piece of software utilising the software engineering methodologies
  • Have experience of the use of software engineering support tools such as documentation tools and debugging
  • Be able to design programs in an object oriented programming language
  • Be able to demonstrate skills in Java programming and associated design, coding and testing regimes

Graduate skills learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, students will:

  • Be able to summarise and show understanding in technical reports based on information selected from a variety of reliable sources, to a specified audience

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Individual Report
N/A 50
Practical
Programming Assignment
N/A 50

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Individual Report
N/A 50
Practical
Programming Assignment
N/A 50

Module feedback

Feedback on reports will be provided within six weeks of submission. Feedback on submitted code will be provided within six weeks of submission.

Key texts

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