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CSE3208 - Unix programming

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Phu Dung Le


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


An introduction to UNIX systems for students with knowledge of C programming but who have not worked in a UNIX environment. The structure of the operating system and variant forms. Shells, utilities and C programming tools. Introduction to programming shell scripts. The interface between the UNIX system and C programs in the form of system calls.


Examination: 40%
Practical work: 40%
Tutorial work: 20%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


FIT1001 or CSE1201 or equivalent and FIT1002 or CSE1203 or equivalent


CPE3007, CPE2008, CSE2208, CSE2391, CSE3001, CSE3391, FIT2065, FIT3041, GCO3813