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FIT1008 - Computer science

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit introduces students to core problem-solving, analytical skills, and methodologies useful for developing flexible, robust, and maintainable software. In doing this it covers a range of conceptual levels, from high level algorithms and data-structures, down to abstract machine models and simple assembly language programming. Topics include data structures; algorithms; object-oriented design and programming; introductory topics from software engineering; and abstract machines.


Examination (3 hours): 60%
Compulsory assessed laboratory classes: 20%
Mid-semester tests: 20%

Contact hours

7 hours per week


FIT1001 (or equivalent ), FIT1002 (or equivalent)


CSE1303, CSC1030, FIT1007, FIT1015