Programming Fundamentals

Module code: CO1102
Module co-ordinator: TBC

In this module, you will:

  • Explain the fundamentals of imperative programming and write elementary programs
  • Analyse simple problems and write solution programs
  • Describe techniques for simple software design and development using very simple algorithms and data structures
  • Write simple programs involving text and file I/O, and graphics interfaces, and data types such as strings, numbers, lists, tuples. Make use of editors and development environments
  • Describe the fundamentals of OO programming and write simple OO programs using classes and objects


  • 24 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of tutorials
  • 16 hours of supervised time in lab/studio/workshop
  • 102 hours of guided independent study


  • Coursework (100%)