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Introduction to Programming - ICT1511

Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Qualified students can design and develop simple programs, according to specific standards of data integrity, robustness, accuracy, efficiency and best practice. As novice programmers they should have a sound, solid logic knowledge, skills and values, to be able to understand problems and plan suitable solutions using algorithms. Novice programmers contribute as computer specialists to business and development of science in Southern Africa, Africa and globally. Students must have accesss to a computer for a minimum of five hours per week and access to the internet for a minimum of two hours per week. All supporting material is available online only. All formative assessments are done online only. It is highly recommended that this module, ICT1511 (Introduction to Programming) is completed BEFORE the module ICT1512 (Introduction to Interactive Programming) is attempted.