Object Oriented Programming


This course is an introduction to object-oriented programming language. The course introduces the fundamentals of analysing a problem and then implementing a solution as a computer software system using an object oriented language. Students learn about problem solving strategies, top-down program development and programming style. The course provides a basic introduction to data abstraction and object-oriented analysis and design. Emphasis is placed on programming and testing.



  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Comprehend the concepts of object-oriented programming

2. Comprehend a programming problem and design a solution

3. Code a solution to a problem

4. Comprehend and implement selection and loop structures

5. Comprehend and implement classes and methods

6. Comprehend and implement different input/output solutions

7. Comprehend and implement arrays

8. Test and document program solutions

9. Explore advanced topics in object oriented programming


  1. Programming language syntax
  2. Elementary programming concepts
  3. Control structures
  4. Object oriented programming basics
  5. Methods and classes
  6. Documentation techniques
  7. Testing and debugging techniques
  8. Arrays

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Written Assignment

Formal Examination: Final Exam *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must obtain 40% in the final exam to pass the course.

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term