Introduction to Programming - COMPX101 (2023)

This paper introduces computer programming in C# - the exciting challenge of creating software and designing artificial worlds within the computer. It also covers concepts such as the internals of the home computer, the history and future of computers, cyber security, computer gaming, databases, mobile computing and current research and challenges in computer science. No prior programming knowledge is assumed.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: COMPX101-23A (HAM) 67:33 or 33:67, 23A (NET) 100:0, 23B (HAM) 67:33 or 33:67, 23B (HWC) 100:0, 23B (SEC) 100:0, 23X (ZUC) 100:0
Restriction(s): COMP103

Note: The practical programme must be completed to the satisfaction of the Convenor.

HWC occurrences of this paper are exclusively for International Diploma students. Please contact the University of Waikato College for more information.

The SEC occurrence of this paper is exclusively for Unistart students.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
23A (HAM)A Trimester : 27 Feb 2023 - 25 Jun 2023 Hamilton
23A (NET)A Trimester : 27 Feb 2023 - 25 Jun 2023 Online
23B (HAM)B Trimester : 10 Jul 2023 - 5 Nov 2023 Hamilton
23B (HWC)B Trimester : 10 Jul 2023 - 5 Nov 2023 Hamilton Waikato College
COMPX101-23B (HWC) is offered in a FLEXI mode. No online elements of this paper require student engagement at specific times / days.
23B (SEC)B Trimester : 10 Jul 2023 - 5 Nov 2023 Secondary School - Unistart
23X (ZUC)X Teaching period : 4 Sep 2023 - 14 Jan 2024 Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China

Timetabled Lectures for Introduction to Programming (COMPX101)

DayStartEndRoomDates
COMPX101-23A (HAM)
Mon3:00 PM4:00 PMPWCFeb 27 - Jun 4
Tue3:00 PM4:00 PMELT.G.01Feb 27 - Jun 4
Thu3:00 PM4:00 PML.G.02Feb 27 - Jun 4
COMPX101-23B (HAM)
Tue11:00 AM12:00 PMELT.G.01Jul 10 - Oct 15
Thu4:00 PM5:00 PML.G.04Jul 10 - Oct 15
Fri1:00 PM2:00 PMS.1.04Jul 17 - Oct 15
COMPX101-23B (HWC)
Mon1:00 PM3:00 PMS.1.03Jul 10 - Oct 15

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees

Fees for 2023 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2022 paper outlines are available for COMPX101. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2023 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Applied Computing | Applied Digital Communication | Communication Design | Computer Science | Data Analytics | Digital Learning | Embedded Systems | Geographic Information Systems | Interface Design | Media Design | Software Engineering

Other available years: Introduction to Programming - COMPX101 (2022) , Introduction to Programming - COMPX101 (2021) , Introduction to Programming - COMPX101 (2020) , Introduction to Programming - COMPX101 (2019) , Introduction to Computer Science - COMPX101 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 30 September 2022 10:04am
Indicative fees current as of : 7 October 2022 4:30am

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