Design Programming

University of Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Design Programming

  • Host University

    University of Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming, Graphic Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This unit aims to teach students an understanding of the stages involved in the development of software for design; skills in the design and implementation of software for design tasks and in the development of software as design tools. On the successful completion of this unit of study, students will have demonstrated: skills in using software tools to build interactive, visual design applications through individual programming assignments; knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts through individual programming assignments; implementation techniques such as editing, using assets, and runtime environments through individual programming assignments; knowledge of the Processing programming language including: classes, methods, object creation, instance and local variables, primitive and object types, simple I/O, and control flow through individual programming assignments; knowledge of software design and development processes including analysis of requirements, design of data-structures, functions and classes, debugging, and managing software projects. This unit is a core unit in the Bachelor of Design Computing program.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.