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CP5632 - Programming II

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Enrolment by permission of the Academic Head of IT only

In this subject, students will learn fundamental principles and practices of computer programming. Students will learn and apply coding skills in Python as well as software development techniques such as version control, testing and debugging. Students will develop procedural and object-oriented programs with console and graphical user interfaces. Students will research the use of libraries and APIs (Application Programmer Interfaces) to extend their programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop and utilise best-practice coding techniques to develop solutions;
  • select and apply appropriate and efficient data structures;
  • manage software projects using version control;
  • research, evaluate and apply programming libraries and APIs for software development.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (20%)
  • Practicals - (20%)
  • Assignment 1 - (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - (20%)
  • Report and Presentation - (20%).
Prerequisites: CP5639
CP1300 CP1804 CP1404


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Iti Chaturvedi.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.