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Short courses

ZSCM004 Foundations of Programming (Microcredential)

Key details

Duration

0.5 year/s

This short course requires two (2) hours/week for eight (8) weeks.

Intake

On campus - No
Online - Semester 1, TERM-2, Semester 2, TERM-4

Locations

Casuarina, Online
Online

Course code

ZSCM004

Overview

This microcredential will provide an introduction to a first programming language, including:  

  • basic control structures common across languages
  • concepts and technologies associated with platform-independent, object-oriented programming

Active Learning:   

  • Combine practical experience in using professional standard Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to create applications with associated theoretical concepts.

Term 1: This course will be delivered between 14th February 2024 and 6th April 2024 - two hours per week for eight weeks.

Schedule  Wednesdays, 17:30 - 19:30
Delivery  Both classroom and online

 

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Fees

Domestic Student Course Fees

2024 fees for this course are $99.

International course fees

2024 course fees for International students are $99.

Course information flyer(s)

This course is available internally or externally to domestic and international applicants.

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Why study at CDU?

Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.

  • Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
  • Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
  • Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
  • Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
Social Work CDU Event

Why study at CDU?

Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.

  • Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
  • Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
  • Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
  • Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond

What will I study?

To complete the Foundations of Programming (Microcredential) short course, students are required to complete the following unit.

Course structure

Upon successful completion, a Certificate of Achievement will be issued.
 

CodeUnit TitleHours
ZSCMITC002Foundations of Programming16
 Total16
 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

Applicants must be 18 years old by the Census Date of the relevant admission period and have completed Year 10.

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The other programs I explored were not as multidisciplinary. Furthermore, joining CDU meant joining a connected community; a home away from home.

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The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.

Nikki

CDU student

Nikki Govan

The other programs I explored were not as multidisciplinary. Furthermore, joining CDU meant joining a connected community; a home away from home.

Kalyani

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Master of Data Science Kalyani

Course details

Location and study mode

Locations: Casuarina, Online

Study Mode: On campus, Online

Additional information

Sector
TAFE
Industry groups
Occupation types
General Education - Not Occupationally Specific
Area of study
Information Technology, IT and Network Engineering

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Together we are a positive force for change in our communities and the world.

You make CDU

Our students choose to study with us because we share the same vision – to make a positive change. Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction.

You make CDU

Together we are a positive force for change in our communities and the world.

You make CDU

Our students choose to study with us because we share the same vision – to make a positive change. Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction.

How to apply

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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Location
CRICOS Code
Online

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