Introduction to Programming - COMPX101 (2021)

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: COMPX101-21A (HAM) 67:33 or 33:67, 21A (NET) 100:0, 21B (HAM) 67:33 or 33:67, 21B (WPC) 67:33 or 33:67, 21C (WPC) 67:33 or 33:67, 21X (ZUC) 100:0
Restriction(s): COMP103

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

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21A (HAM)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Hamilton
21A (NET)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Online
21B (HAM)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Hamilton
21B (WPC)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Waikato Pathways College
21C (WPC)C Trimester : 15 Nov 2021 - 20 Feb 2022 Waikato Pathways College
21X (ZUC)X Teaching period : 6 Sep 2021 - 16 Jan 2022 Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China

COMPX101-21B (WPC), 21C (WPC) have been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.


Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2021 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for COMPX101. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 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 | Science | Software Engineering

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

Paper details current as of : 30 September 2020 8:57am
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm

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